geosciences, social and political sciences and clinical psychology

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  • Introduction
  • Research Data Explained: in depth discussion of what data is and types of data
  • Data Management Plans
  • Organising Data: File naming and storing
  • File Formats
  • Documentation and Metadata
  • Storage and Security
  • Data Protection, Rights and Access (in development / not available)
  • Preservation, Sharing and Licensing (in development / not available)
  • Recommended Resources

Includes videos. Approx. 20 slides per topic (13-30).

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