Introduction to Data Management Practices – Cancelled

October 17, 2023 October 19, 2023


Uppsala University, Uppsala and Chalmers University, Gothenburg

Introduction to Data Management Practices – Cancelled

October 17 @ 08:00 October 19 @ 17:00 CEST

This national workshop in Data Management is a co-arranged event between Uppsala University and Chalmers University, and provides an introduction for PhD students, postdocs, researchers, and other employees within all Swedish universities. The workshop will introduce important aspects of research data management through a series of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on computer exercises. The course is intended for researchers that want to take the first steps towards a more systematic and reproducible approach to analysing and managing research data. CANCELLED – next time (preliminary) in Stockholm, April 2024

Topics covered will include:

  • Open Science and FAIR in practice
  • Organising data, files and folders in research projects
  • Describing data with metadata
  • Publishing data to public data repositories
  • Cleaning tabular data and metadata with OpenRefine
  • Writing basic recipes for data analysis and visualisation with R
  • Versioning data, documents and scripts
  • Writing Data Management Plans

Important dates

Application opens: now

Application closes: 2023-09-27

Information to accepted students will be sent:  2023-09-29



This workshop runs in parallel on-site in Uppsala, and Göteborg. Lectures will be streamed online from our Uppsala site (mainly) to the Gothenburg classrooms, and vice versa. Teachers and teaching assistants will be present at both locations all week to help with exercises and questions. When registering you will be asked to select a preferred site.



Trippelrummet (E10:1307-1309), SciLifeLab Navet, Entrance C11, Biomedical Centre (BMC)

Husargatan 3, 752 37 Uppsala


CLS Room Scrum 1, University library, 2nd floor

Hörsalsvägen 2 (entrance), 412 96 Gothenburg

Course fee

This on-site training event costs 2000 SEK invoiced to the participant’s organisation. If you accept a position and do not participate (no-show) you will still be invoiced 2000 SEK. Please note that NBIS cannot invoice individuals.

Entry requirements

No previous programming experience is required but you are required to bring your own laptop with the required software pre-installed. Installation instructions will be provided before the course starts, and the course organisers arrange a pre-course event approximately one week prior to first course day.

Credits & Certificate

Please note that NBIS training events do not provide any formal university credits. Attendees with full attendance and completion of tasks will be issued a certificate of participation indicating topics covered and duration of the workshop.

Due to limitations in space and capacity the course can accommodate a maximum of 25 participants per site.  If we receive more applications, participants will be selected based on several criteria, including correct entry information, motivation to attend the course, as well as gender and geographical balance.

For more detailed information about the workshop, please visit the workshop website.

Last updated: 2023-10-13

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