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Researchers’ Series: Research Data Management Workshop by DCC

Come to learn about research data management best practices with experts from Digital Curation Centre!

Research data management (RDM) has become an ever increasing important consideration with increasing amounts of computing power and storage capacity. For data producers starting their careers, learning best practice will help deal with these huge increases in data in an efficient manner from the outset. These best practices will also aid in joining the open research movement and adopting such principles as FAIR.

Digital Curation Centre (DCC) is an internationally-recognized center of expertise in data management practices. Two specialists from DCC are coming to HKUST to conduct this half-day workshop:

An introduction to research data management and open research for students and early career researchers

Date March 18, 2019
Time 2 pm – 5:15 pm; 15 mins coffee break
Venue Classroom A, LG1, Library
PDC credits 3.0 hours (IDPO6770, PDEV6770A, PDEV6770C, PDEV6770D & PDEV6770E)


Presented by:

Dr. S. Venkataraman
Research Data Specialist,
Digital Curation Center,
University of Edinburgh

Ms. Sarah Jones
Associate Director,
Digital Curation Center,


Slides: Introduction to RDM; Fair Data

Time Session Presenter
14:00 Welcome and introductions All
14:15 Introduction to RDM and Open Science

A short overview of the practicalities involved in best practice.

15:00 Exercise: Barriers to Open Science

Discuss in groups common arguments against sharing and open science using the template provided.

15:45 Coffee  
16:00 FAIR Principles

A guide to a global effort to increase the value of data.

16:30 Exercise: How FAIR is your data?

Discuss in groups whether you currently (or intend to) meet FAIR principles.

17:15 End  


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