Disciplinary RDM Training

The JISC Managing Research Data programme funded five disciplinary training projects under RDMTrain. They created a body of discipline-focused postgraduate training units which can be reused by others.

The training materials they created are mapped to the lifecycle model below. The projects were:

Other useful courses (not mapped onto the lifecycle below)

Lifecycle Model

Conceptualise: Introductory modules, providing an overview to data management and defining 'data' for a specific disciplineTransform: modules describing types of transformation useful in the preservation of research dataCreate or Receive: modules on capturing and organising data, with some detailed software trainingAppraise and Select: modules that cover selection when deciding what to preserveIngest: modules that discuss the use of repositories and preparing data for depositPreservation Action: modules on applying documentation and metadata to research dataStore: modules that discuss storage options for various types of dataAccess, Use and Re-use: modules on sharing or reusing data and associated legal issuesCurate and Preserve: Introductory modules, providing an overview to data management and defining 'data' for a specific discipline

Curate and preserve
Introductory modules, providing an overview to data management and defining 'data' for a specific discipline

Conceptualise
Modules covering data management planning

Create or receive
Modules on capturing and organising data, with some detailed software training

Appraise and select
Modules that cover selection when deciding what to preserve

Ingest
Modules that discuss the use of repositories and preparing data for deposit

Preservation action
Modules on applying documentation and metadata to research data

Store
Modules that discuss storage options for various types of data

Access, use and reuse
Modules on sharing or reusing data and associated legal issues

Transform
Modules describing types of transformation useful in the preservation of research data