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Special guest speaker James Doiron, Research Data Management Services Coordinator for the University of Alberta Libraries, will talk about the current dynamic state of Research Data Management in Canada, walk us through some thorny research data management situations, and introduce us to resources that are available to the U of L community.
James Doiron is the Research Data Management Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries. With an educational background in the Social Sciences (Psychology/Criminology), he has over 14 years of experimental research experience, primarily with large multi-disciplinary and geographically dispersed research teams, and across a wide range of research areas including autism spectrum disorders, long-term care, and youth crime/violence. James has extensive experience managing both quantitative and qualitative research data throughout their lifecycle, and in his various roles has provided essential research support to a wide range of research projects across institutions and disciplines, including data management advisement to support both immediate and long-term project goals, as well as archival and curation of research data. James actively sits on a number of local, national and international advisory and working groups, including the Statistics Canada Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) External Advisory Committee, the Portage Data Management Planning (DMP) and Research Data Management (RDM) Training Expert Groups, and the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Research Data Management Interest Group.
Thursday, March 16
Library, Level 10 (alcove behind the reference desk)
Refreshments will be provided.
This event is part of Research Week, coordinated by the Office of Research and Innovation Services, and are hosted by the U of L Library and the Centre for the Study of Scholarly Communications.
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