Research Data Forum : Data Triumphs and Disasters

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Join us for our first ever Research Data Seminar, hosted by the OU Data Champions!

The topic for this event is "Data Triumphs and Disasters". We'll be telling tales of how good data management and sharing have resulted in great outcomes and how disaster can strike when data isn't managed properly.

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12.30: 4 Golden Rules of Data Management - Maxine Borton and Isabel Chadwick (Library

Maxine and Isabel will use examples of data management gone wrong which have hit the headlines to deliver 4 golden rules to help you avoid data loss.

12.45 I am a Humanist, get me out of here! - Francesca Benatti (FASS)

Reflecting on her experiences as a PhD student, Francesca will give a personal take on how she's learned to manage her research data effectively.

13.00 Technologies, Data Management and Specialist Archives - Muriel Swijghuisen Reigersberg

Muriel will talk about her experiences of depositing her audiovisual data in a specialist data archive, and give tips on how to avoid making the mistakes she unfortunately encountered.

13.15 Questions and discussion

Please feel free to bring your lunch.

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