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Ischools workshop - 1 - intro


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Introduction - Natasha Simons
Research Data Management workshop at the iSchools Data Science Winter Institute, 7-9 December 2017, University of Hong Kong

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Ischools workshop - 1 - intro

  1. 1. Natasha Simons Managing Research Data Workshop Introduction iSchools Data Science Winter Institute Hong Kong 7 December 2017
  2. 2. Welcome to the workshop! [This workshop] will focus on the experiences and challenges on concrete projects in Australia on data in the research lifecycle, data management plans, data discovery and metadata, citing data and data impact. Links to basic and general knowledge of these topics will be provided beforehand for self-learning. iSchools Winter Institute flyer Photo by William Iven on Unsplash
  3. 3. Workshop learning outcomes At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: ● Understand relationships between data and research lifecycles and the connections between them ● Articulate the theory and practice of Data Management Plans, including references to new and emerging DMP tools and approaches ● Understand how data is discovered and what information helps potential users evaluate which data may be useful ● Understand the role of metadata, controlled vocabularies and persistent identifiers in data discovery ● Cite data in line with standards and principles ● Refer to practical examples, particularly those from Australia, in relation to the above
  4. 4. Workshop overview Link to workshop materials: ● Welcome, introductions and background ● Data in the research lifecycle ● Data Management Plans - afternoon tea break - ● Data Management Plans (con’t) ● Data discovery and metadata ● Data citation and impact ● Reflection and action plan
  5. 5. Questions for you What are two things you would like to learn at today’s workshop? Write these down in the Google doc: xl9z
  6. 6. Australia - where? Natasha (Brisbane) Image source: SA Government
  7. 7. Population Photo by David Clode on Unsplash Photo by michael waters on Unsplash
  8. 8. Brisbane and the Gold Coast
  9. 9. The University of Queensland
  10. 10. Australia - there are no silly questions!! What’s Vegemite? Tim Tams? How many people get eaten by sharks every year? Can you see kangaroos hopping down the main street? Do you eat kangaroos? Do you all wrestle crocodiles? Interesting survey on what Chinese tourists like/dislike about Australia The Chinese have rapidly become the world's biggest travellers. Australia has received a glowing report card from Chinese visitors, with new research showing that 90 per cent are satisfied with their holiday.. But..value for money only rated 57 per cent...Chinese food was rated as average by 57 per cent.
  11. 11. Australian research landscape Map source - The Australian Trade Commission Universities Research institutions National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) Note: Examples only – not a comprehensive list!
  12. 12. What is ANDS?
  13. 13. Time to get to know each other!
  14. 14. With the exception of third party images or where otherwise indicated, this work is licensed under the Creative Commons 4.0 International Attribution Licence. ANDS, Nectar and RDS are supported by the Australian Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy Program (NCRIS). Tw: @n_simons Natasha Simons