Researcher Development – Data Management Planning

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This 1½-hour workshop (including 30 minutes for questions/discussion) forms an introduction to the process of writing a research Data Management Plan (DMP): a formal document that outlines how you will handle your data both during your research, and after your research project has been completed. Students will learn about the purpose, benefits and structure of a DMP, and about some of the tools that can be used to create such plans.

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Fear of the Blank page – boosting productivity and writing

Effective written communication is an essential part of academia and researchers have to write a variety of documents including proposals, theses, papers for publication, grant proposals and books. Every writing project involves planning, setting deadlines and collaborative writing and must be written in a clear and concise manner that is appropriate for that particular style of document.

This workshop will focus on how to start writing, how to keep going and how to finish. We will cover different styles of documents, language and the academic writing style, in addition to how to plan your writing and a short introduction to new collaborative writing tools.

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