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Tue 28 Apr 2020
10:00 - 12:00


Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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Understanding Open Data

Tue 28 Apr 2020


Conclusions without supporting data are just claims. More and more researchers are sharing their data to improve reproducibility, get more citations and spark collaborations, yet the process can be daunting. We will explore the benefits of sharing data, as well as any concerns you might have, and give you practical tips and tools to ensure that you make the most of the opportunity to open up your data for the world.

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Masters and PhD students


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 28 Apr 2020   10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00 Postdoc Centre@ Mill Lane, Eastwood Room map Dr B. Gini

We will cover the following areas:

  1. the benefits of Open Data
  2. concerns about data sharing
  3. choosing a repository for data
  4. licensing data and software
  5. anonymising data prior to sharing
  6. preparing ahead for data sharing, including obtaining consent and recording metadata

2 hours


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