Take control of your PhD journey: Manage your research data according to best practice

How to manage your research data: a beginner's guide to best practice

Research data are the foundation of research projects within most fields, as they allow you to confirm or draw new conclusions about a given subject. In this seminar, you will get an introduction into how research data should be managed according to best practice at all stages of your research project. This includes how to write a solid data management plan at the outset of your project, how to structure, document, and preserve your data during your project, and, finally, how to archive and share your data in suitable repositories. Practical guidelines on these matters will help you to control your research project throughout your PhD studies.

You will also receive information about our recently launched institutional archive, UiT Open Research Data.

Good research data management and sharing is essential for scientific transparency and the increase and spread of knowledge. This is one of the reasons why more and more research funders request the data produced in projects they have financed be made openly available. The competence and skills you acquire in this seminar will make you well prepared to fulfill present and future requests from research funding agencies.


In order for us to best prepare for the seminar, we invite you to fill out a short questionnaire about your PhD project, which you can find here.

We expect all participants to prepare for the seminar by watching a video on sharing of research data. More information about this will be sent out well in advance of the seminar.

The seminar is organised by Philipp Conzett and Lars Figenschou.

Light refreshments will be served during the break.

This seminar is a freestanding part of the seminar series Take control of your PhD journey: From (p)reflection to publishing.

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Når: 27. oktober 2016 kl. 09.15–12.00
Hvor: SVHUM C1006
Studiested: Tromsø
Målgruppe: alle
Kontakt: Philipp Conzett
Telefon: 776 45361

Frist: 20.10.2016
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