Online course: Best practices in research data management and stewardship

An online ELIXIR-LU course on ‘Best practices in research data management and stewardship’ is now open for registration. The course takes place from 14 – 17 June 2021. The course is aimed at researchers, data stewards in the biomedical sciences who wish to improve their skills on data management.

In addition to lectures, the workshop includes several hands-on practicals, all following one example research data management scenario. Phd students will be awarded with 1 ECTS upon successful completion of the training.

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Detailed Programme

Monday 14 June 2021

Time Topic
09:00 – 09:30 Virtual coffee with the ELIXIR LU RDM team.
09:30 – 10:00 Tour de table with participants.
10:00 – 11:00 Research data life cycle and the DMP process and tools.
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break.
11:15 – 11:30 Invited Talk: DMP War Stories from Translational Biomedicine projects – Wei GU, Venkata SATAGOPAM
11:30 – 12:30 Practical with DMPOnline using the FNR Template.
12:30 – 14:00 Luch break
14:00 – 15:30 Practical with the ELIXIR Data Stewardship Wizard.

Tuesday 15 June 2021

Time Topic
09:00 – 09:30 Virtual coffee with the ELIXIR LU RDM team.
09:30 – 11:00 Data protection requirements for research. Practical with the ELIXIR Data Information System – DAISY.
11:00 – 12:30 Practical aspects of data handling, checksums, encryption. Practical with several GUI and command line utilities.

Wednesday 16 June 2021

Time Topic
09:00 – 09:30 Virtual coffee with the ELIXIR LU RDM team.
09:30 – 12:00 Exploratory data analysis and reproducible manuscripts.

Thursday 17 June

Time Topic
9:00 – 9:30 Virtual coffee with the ELIXIR LU RDM team.
9:30 – 10:30 FAIR Principles for research data management.
10:30-11:00 Invited Talk: Open Science – Emma Schymanski
11:15 – 12:30 Data publishing and archival. Demonstration: A possible path to publishing with FAIRDOMHub and Zenodo.

The workshop is organised by Elixir Luxembourg (ELIXIR-LU) a Luxembourgish node within the European infrastructure.

ELIXIR-LU is based at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg. ELIXIR-LU is the Node for Translational Medicine data, i.e. integrated molecular and clinical data. It aims to meet with the increasing demand for IT services in biology and medicine, and interface with both the pharmaceutical industry and the clinical healthcare.

In research projects all over Europe, valuable data are generated but usually remain local and lack a broader use. ELIXIR, the European infrastructure for life science information, aims to provide access to this wealth of bioinformatics tools and biological data. It creates sustainability through long-term data-storage and databases. ELIXIR offers the possibility to archive, integrate, analyse and exploit the large and heterogeneous data sets of modern life science research beyond the life-time of individual research projects.

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