We organise data management trainings for researchers, teachers, students and all staff members at Tampere higher education community. We are focused on basic level trainings covering topics such as describing your data, data protection, data storage services and data sharing. The content of trainings and workshops can be tailored to meet your needs. Don't hesitate to contact us!

Data management in a cooperation project, 19 April 2021 and 8 June 2021

Working on a cooperation project requires agreeing on common rules. The training deals with the roles and responsibilities related to the data management, especially in projects involving actors outside the higher education community.

Target group: All researchers and other interested parties, but especially project leaders and others working in cooperation projects. People outside the higher education community working in the projects are also welcome at the event.

  • 19 April 2021 at 9.30-11.00 am (in Finnish)
  • 8 June 2021 at 10.00-11.30 am (in English)
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How do I write a data management plan?

  • April 22th, 2021, 9.00-10.30 am (in Finnish)
  • May 20th, 2021, 9.00-10.30 am (in English) 

Managing your data during and after your research project is essential. In this workshop you will learn how to write a Data Management Plan (DMP) according to the requirements of Academy of Finland and national data management planning guidance. 

Topics covered:

  • What kind of data will you be collecting? 
  • Ethical and legal issues related to your data management. 
  • How will others be able to understand the data? 
  • Where will you store your data? 
  • How will the data be made openly available? 
  • Data management roles and responsibilities.

Target group: All researchers from Tampere higher education community wishing to write a data management plan.


Data management and ethics for thesis supervisors and researchers, 12 May 2021

How are ethics and research data management connected? How to follow good scientific practice and ethical principles in research? How to recognise misconduct and fraud in science and how are these handled in the scientific community?

Managing research data in an ethical and responsible way is part of a good scientific practice and essential to consider in theses. It is also important to be able to identify and avoid ethical misconduct. The training session highlights the key ethical issues in research data management following the research data lifecycle. In addition, the session addresses the guidelines of good scientific practice and misconduct in science.

Teachers: Senior Specialist Katja Fält and University Lecturer (research ethics and philosophy) Kristina Rolin

May 12th 10.00-12.00 am (in English)

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Who can paticipate in the workshop?

Researchers, teachers, PhD candidates, master’s students and anyone interested in research data management are warmly welcome.

Who is delivering these workshops?

Workshops are organised by Data management specialists working at library. In most workshops we also have visiting experts from other university units, such as Data protection, IT and FSD (Finnish Social Science Data Archive).

What we don’t do:

We don’t go into details in data management, analysis or research methods. We don’t teach Python, R, or any research analytical tools.

Where can I get presentations and slides?

Slides are updated to this website after each workshop.Pleas check the latest Workshop slides  and TAU Data Management guidelines.