Research Data Management Training (MANTRA)

Publié le 9 January 2013, by Thérèse Hameau

Research Data MANTRA is a course designed for PhD students
and others who are planning a research project using digital data.

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The course content is mainly geared for three disciplines: geosciences, social and political sciences and clinical psychology, however, many of the issues covered apply equally to all research disciplines.

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There are eight units and four data handling practicals in the course where the following topics and software are covered:

  • Research data explained
  • Data management plans
  • Organising data
  • File formats and transformation
  • Documentation and metadata
  • Storage and security
  • Data protection, rights and access
  • Preservation, sharing and licensing (in development)
  • Software practicals: SPSS, NVivo, R, ArcGIS

MANTRA