Because good research needs good data

Managing Research Data

a DC101 course for researchers at Lancaster University

08 December 2014 |

There are many benefits to manging and sharing your research data - to get more citations, to meet research funders' requirements, and to make your life easier! This half-day workshop provides an introduction to research data management, the range of activities and roles that should be considered when planning and implementing new projects, and an overview of tools that can help.

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • understand funders' requirements for data management and sharing
  • learn about the benefits of managing and sharing data
  • understand what a data management plan is and how to go about completing one  
  • be aware of some of the free services and tools available 

Agenda and slides

13:30 Welcome and institutional objectives Masud Khokhar
13:40 Quick quiz on RDM requirements All
13:50 Overview of the RDM and data sharing landscape Martin Donnelly
14:10 Overview of Data Management Planning Sarah Jones
14:30 Coffee  

Group exercise (Reviewing DMPs)

RELU example DMP 1

RELU example DMP 2


Demo of DMPonline

(including customised Lancaster DMP)

Sarah Jones
15:40 Overview of RDM support services at Lancaster Hardy Schwamm
16:10 Questions and close  


Costs and Registration

N/A - institutional event