Research data management workshop
Free hands-on introductions to research data management and publication
LifeWatch and ELIXIR Belgium invite you to a hands-on workshop to manage and publish research data. The workshop is organized in the context of the Empowering Biodiversity Research conference and will cover data management plans, data cleaning and GitHub. If this is jargon you always wanted to know about (but were afraid to ask), then this workshop is for you!
Participants should bring a laptop with a Mac or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) and administrative privileges. Please install the following programs beforehand:
a spreadsheet editor (excel or libreoffice)
RStudio (open source desktop edition)
09:30 Welcome & registration
09:45 Good enough practices for research data management - Tanja Milotic (LifeWatch)
10:15 An introduction to ELIXIR's tools for Research Data Management - Flora D’Anna & Rafael Buono (ELIXIR)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Data cleaning and standardisation in R - Salvador Fernandez & Laura Marquez (LifeWatch)
13:30 Data cleaning and standardisation in R (continued)
14:30 An introduction to GitHub - Damiano Oldoni & Peter Desmet (LifeWatch)
15:15 Coffee break
15:45 An introduction to GitHub (continued)
The workshop, lunch and coffee breaks are offered for free. The workshop is limited to 25 participants. Registration is required.