Research data management – training courses and events

This page lists upcoming and past research data management training events taught by members of the Research Support team.

Forthcoming Events

Research Data Management Planning: An Introduction for Researchers
Wednesday 13 May 2015  (3rd week Trinity Term), 2pm-3.30pm, IT Services, 13 Banbury Road
An overview of the basics of data management planning, plus a chance to try some tools for building your own data management plan.
Further details and booking

Preparing Your Research Material for the Future: What You Can Do Now to Avoid Problems Later (Humanities Division)
Wednesday 20th May 2015 (4th week Trinity Term), 2pm-4pm, IT Services, Banbury Road
A 2-hour course for humanities graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term strategies for the management of data and other research material.
Course booking link

Introduction to Research Data Management (Social Sciences Division)
Wednesday 27th May 2015 (5th week Trinity Term), 1pm-4pm, Seminar Room G, Manor Road Building
A 3-hour course for social science graduate students and postdoctoral research staff, providing an overview of key data management issues.
Further details and booking

Databases: An Introduction to Oxford’s Online Research Database Service (ORDS)
Monday 1st June 2015 (6th week Trinity Term), 2pm-5pm, IT Services, Banbury Road
A half-day introduction to a new service for Oxford researchers. Developed in-house by IT Services, the ORDS offers researchers a place to host research databases, along with online tools to edit and share their data.
Further details and booking

Preparing Your Research Data for the Future: What You Can Do Now to Avoid Problems Later (Medical Sciences Division)
Monday 8th June 2015 (7th week Hilary Term), 10am-12 noon, Room UGb, Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, South Parks Rd
A 2-hour course for medical sciences graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term data management strategies.
Further details and booking

Past Events (most recent first)

Things To Do With Data
A third series of Things to do with Data lunchtime talks ran on Wednesdays of weeks 2-7 of Hilary term 2015.

Data Visualisation Talks
The Research Support team hosted a series of lunchtime talks on data visualisation on Thursdays of Hilary term 2015.

Preparing Your Research Data for the Future: What You Can Do Now to Avoid Problems Later (Social Sciences Division)
Monday 2nd March 2015 (7th week Hilary Term), 2.30pm-4.30pm, Seminar Room C, Manor Road Building
A 2-hour course for social sciences graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term data management strategies.
View slides on SlideShare
Handouts: RDM key resources; Sample dataset for documentation exercise; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM

Preparing Your Research Material for the Future: What You Can Do Now to Avoid Problems Later (Humanities Division)
Monday 23rd February 2015 (6th week Hilary Term), 2pm-4pm, IT Services, Banbury Road
A 2-hour course for humanities graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term strategies for the management of data and other research material.
View slides on SlideShare
Handouts: RDM key resources; Sample dataset for documentation exercise; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM

Research Data Management Planning: An Introduction for Researchers
Wednesday 18th February 2015 (5th week Hilary Term), 2pm-3.30pm, IT Services, Banbury Road
An overview of the basics of data management planning, plus a chance to try some online tools for building your own data management plan.
View slides on SlideShare; Course handbook (PDF)
Handouts: Data management planning – key resources; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM; Data management plan template

Oxford’s Online Research Database Service (ORDS): An Introduction
Monday 16th February 2015 (5th week Hilary Term), 2pm-5pm, IT Services, Banbury Road
A half-day introduction to a new service for Oxford researchers. Developed in-house by IT Services, the ORDS offers researchers a place to host research databases, along with online tools to edit and share their data.
Download slides (PDF); Course handbook (PDF); Sample database file for exercises

Introduction to Research Data Management (MPLS Division)
Monday 9th February 2015 (4th week Hilary Term), 1.30pm-4.30pm, Careers Service
A 3-hour course for graduate students and postdoctoral research staff in the MPLS Division, providing an overview of key data management issues.
View slides on SlideShare
Handouts: RDM key resources; Sample dataset for documentation exercise; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM

Things To Do With Data
The second Things to do with Data lunchtime talk series ran on Wednesdays of weeks 2-8 of Michaelmas 2014.

Oxford’s Online Research Database Service (ORDS): An Introduction
Friday 21st November 2014 (6th week Michaelmas Term), 2pm-5pm, IT Services, Banbury Road
A half-day introduction to a new service for Oxford researchers. Developed in-house by IT Services, the ORDS offers researchers a place to host research databases, along with online tools to edit and share their data.
Download slides
Course handbook (PDF); Sample database file for exercises

Research Data Management Planning: An Introduction for Researchers
Monday 27th October 2014 (3rd week Michaelmas Term), 2pm-3.30pm, IT Services, Banbury Road
An overview of the basics of data management planning, plus a chance to try some online tools for building your own data management plan.
View slides on SlideShare
Handouts: Data management planning – key resources; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM; Data management plan template

Things To Do With Data
In Trinity 2014, the Research Support team hosted a series of lunchtime talks on a variety of topics relating to research data.

Preparing Your Research Material for the Future: What You Can Do Now to Avoid Problems Later (Humanities Division)
Monday 9th June 2014 (7th week Trinity Term), 2pm-4pm, Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities
A 2-hour course for humanities graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term strategies for the management of data and other research material.
View slides on SlideShare
Handouts: RDM key resources; Sample dataset for documentation exercise; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM

Preparing Your Research Data for the Future: What You Can Do Now to Avoid Problems Later (Social Sciences Division)
Monday 19th May 2014 (4th week Trinity Term), 3pm-5pm, Seminar Room G, Manor Road Building
A 2-hour course for social sciences graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term data management strategies.
View slides on SlideShare
Handouts: RDM key resources; Sample dataset for documentation exercise; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM

Research Data Management: An Overview (Humanities Division)
Monday 12th May 2014 (3rd week Trinity Term), 12.30pm-1.30pm, Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities
A lunchtime taster session for humanities graduate students and researchers.
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Handout: RDM key resources

Keeping On Top of Your Research Data (Social Sciences Division)
Wednesday 7th May 2014 (2nd week Trinity Term), 3pm-4pm, Seminar Room A, Manor Road Building
A one-hour course for social sciences graduate students and researchers, offering some practical strategies for staying in control of your research data.
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Handouts: RDM key resources; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM

Introduction to Research Data Management (Medical Sciences Division)
Monday 3rd March 2014 (7th week Hilary Term), 2pm-5pm, JR
A 3-hour course for graduate students and researchers in the Medical Sciences Division, providing an overview of key data management issues.
View slides on SlideShare
Handouts: RDM key resources; Sample dataset for documentation exercise; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM

Introduction to Research Data Management (MPLS Division)
Wednesday 26th February 2014 (6th week Hilary Term), 1.30pm-4.30pm, Careers Service
A 3-hour course for graduate students and postdoctoral research staff in the MPLS Division, providing an overview of key data management issues.
View slides on SlideShare
Handouts: RDM key resources; Sample dataset for documentation exercise; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM

Preparing Your Research Data for the Future: What You Can Do Now to Avoid Problems Later (Social Sciences Division)
Monday 17th February 2014 (5th week Hilary Term), 2pm-4pm, Manor Road Building
A 2-hour course for social sciences graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term data management strategies.
View slides on Slideshare
Handouts: RDM key resources; Sample dataset for documentation exercise; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDM

Lunchtime Session: Keeping on Top of your Research Data (Social Sciences Division)
Monday 10th February 2014 (4th week Hilary Term), 1pm-2pm, Manor Road Building
A lunchtime session for social sciences graduate students and researchers, offering practical tips on keeping research data organized.
View slides on SlideShare

Introduction to Research Data Management (Social Sciences Division)
Monday 27th January 2014 (2nd week Hilary Term), 2pm-4pm, Manor Road Building
A 2-hour course for social sciences graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term data management strategies.
View slides on SlideShare
Handouts: RDM key resources; Data management plan template; David Shotton’s Twenty questions for RDMData management planning – key resources

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