DATUM for Health: Research data management training for health studies

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

The DATUM for Health training programme covers both generic and discipline-specific issues, focusing on the management of qualitative, unstructured data, and is suitable for students at any stage of their PhD. It aims to provide students with the knowledge to manage their research data at every stage in the data lifecycle, from creation to final storage or destruction. They learn how to use their data more effectively and efficiently, how to store and destroy it securely, and how to make it available to a wider audience to increase its use, value and impact.

The programme comprises:

Overview: programme aims and scope, design, outline content and materials, recommendations 
Session 1: Introduction to research data management (URL
Session 2: Data curation lifecycle
Session 3: Problems and practical strategies and solutions

For each session the materials comprise PPT slides, notes for tutors and handouts.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Julie McLeod
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Northumbria University
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International - CC BY 4.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data handling
Data lifecycle
Data management
Data management planning
Data management planning tools
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Medicine and Health Sciences
Created: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Northumbria University
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Collection - a group or set of items that comprise a single learning resource, e.g., a PDF version of a slide presentation, an audio file of the presentation and a textual representation of the oral transcription of the presentation.
Contact Person(s): 
Julie McLeod
Contact Organization(s): 
Northumbria University
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Course - series of units and lessons used to teach the skills and knowledge required by its curriculum.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Early-career research scientist
Research faculty
Graduate student
Undergraduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)