Looking After and Managing your Research Data

The Economic and Social Data Service will be holding a two day training event on the 26th and 27th April on data management:

This workshop will enable participants to develop an awareness of the knowledge and professional skills in this area. Our two-day workshop will cover presentations and interactive activities that focus on all kinds of social science data – quantitative and qualitative across the following seven areas of data management identified by the UK Data Archive:

  • ‘why share’ data and the benefits of good data management
  • data management planning for researchers and research centres
  • documenting and contextualising your data
  • formatting your data
  • storing your data, including data security, data transfer, encryption, and file sharing
  • ethics and consent
  • data copyright

This course is offered as part of the ESRC Advanced Training Network. These training courses offer social science postgraduates the opportunity to access high quality advanced training both within and outside of their home institution, whether in their own discipline, a particular research method, or in a different area of research in order to develop new skills and knowledge.

The course fee is £60 for UK-registered students; £120 for staff from UK academic institutions/research centres), ESRC funded researchers and UK registered charitable organisations. The course fee includes course materials, lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments.