Data Management in Research – Why and How? (Zentrum)

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Content of course

 Presentations, exercises and discussion of the following topics:

  • General requirements of research Data management
  • Guidelines and responsibilities
  • Data management plans (DMP) for the Swiss national Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • Data management in practice
  • Prerequisites for re-use
  • Useful services and tools
  • Exchange of experiences, methods and tools

Learning Objectives

The participants...

  • Know the basics of data management
  • Understand the requirements of research funders and can apply them in practice, in particular when creating a data management plan
  • Know how and where to share their research data and what the benefits of and prerequisites for re-use are
  • Exchange experiences and can assess benefits and risks of current methods and tools
  • Are able to create a data management concept for their team 

Target audience

  • Students
  • Doctoral students
  • Postdocs

A basic understanding of research projects is required, either from own work or at least from insights gained as part of Bachelor or Master Theses.

Meeting Place

ETH Zurich, main building, room HG F 33.5, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zurich

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Team leader digital curation
Dr. Matthias Töwe

Dr. Matthias Töwe

Data management planning and teaching
Dr. Ana Petrus

Dr. Ana Sesartic