Open Data Essentials for Researchers: An introduction

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Further details on session: Major research funders and the University have policies requiring open access to research publications, theses and underlying data. The general expectation is that outputs from publicly-funded research projects should be made openly available with as few restrictions as possible.

Aims: To equip participants with the knowledge necessary to ensure important research data, particularly data that underpins publications can be made open access.

 Objectives: To provide insight into:

  • Funder and UCLan policy on open sharing of research data
  • Benefits of open practice to career and research profile
  • How and when to make your research data open access
  • Good practice in managing research data

Outcomes: Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the mechanisms and benefits of acting open with research data, and will understand where to go to get help.