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Helping empower researchers and their institutions to manage and share research data31-May-11University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

This workshop will showcase the materials produced by the UK Data Archive as part of our support and outreach work on managing research data from the social sciences.

The workshop materials have been developed as train the trainer materials our of various ongoing work and projects which have provided practical training for students, researchers and support staff in the social sciences on key issues pertinent to managing and sharing social science research data.

The workshop will use a combination of ppt presentations (reflecting materials given to researchers and support staff) and hands-on activities such as: assessing and evaluating authentic consent forms for data sharing; trying out anonymisation exercises and working through other practical training matertials.