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Research Data Service Training, Advice and Contacts: Training Sessions

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Doctoral students can book course places through the Doctoral College and staff can book on the course through Academic Staff Development. A full list of training sessions offered by the Library for researchers is available here.

Introduction to Research Data Management Courses

The Introduction to Research Data Management course is a one-hour seminar that gives an overview of all aspects of research data management. This course is most useful for people who are new to research or those who are new to the University and want to understand more about our research data management processes

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2018/2019 Academic Year Dates: 

  • Wednesday 10 October 2018; 10:15 - 11:05.
  • Friday 15 March 2019; 10:15 - 11:05.
  • Friday 7 June 2019; 10:15 - 11:05.
  • Monday 1 July 2019; 10:15 - 11:05.

Research Data Management: Sensitive Data

This course provides an overview of the policy and legal requirements for managing sensitive data at the University of Bath as well as some practical tips for handling personal data including anonymisation techniques. The course is suitable for any doctoral student or member of staff who is undertaking research using personal data. 

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  • Thursday 17 January 2019; 11:15 - 13:05.
  • Wednesday 5 June 2019; 10:15 - 12:05.

Research Data Management: Working with Data

This course is a hands-on workshop to help you to manage the data you are actively working with. It covers choosing appropriate storage for your data to keep them safe and secure, how to organise your data and how to document your data so that they can be understood and used in the future. 

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  • Friday 7 December 2018; 10:15 - 12:05
  • Wednesday 22 May 2019: 10:15 - 12:05

Research Data Management: Planning (doctoral students)

The Research Data Management: Planning workshop is a two-hour hands-on workshop designed for doctoral students and takes you through the process of writing your Doctoral Data Management Plan. By the end of the session you will have a draft Data Management Plan to continue to work on. 

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  • Friday 26 October 2018; 10:15 - 12:05.
  • Wednesday 12 December 2018; 10:15 - 12:05. 
  • Friday 1 March 2019; 10:15 - 12:05.
  • Tuesday 16 April 2019; 10:15 - 12:05.
  • Tuesday 16 July 2019; 10:15 - 12:05.

Research Data Management: Archiving and Sharing

This course is a hands-on workshop to help you through the data publication process, from selecting which data to retain or discard, through submitting the data to an archive and making them public by linking them to publications. It will demonstrate how you can use the University's Research Data Archive to get a stable citation for your data. 

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  • Thursday 16 May 2019; 10:15 - 12:05

Bespoke Courses

If you are a member of staff and you would like to request a departmental seminar on any aspect of research data management, or course to be delivered to your department or research group, please contact us: research-data@bath.ac.uk.