Research Data Management Training Day

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The research data management (RDM) landscape in Canada is rapidly evolving - from funder policies, to institutional strategies, data management planning, data deposit and beyond! Join us for a day of interactive RDM information sharing and training on August 28th!

The ULethbridge RDM Day will be delivered by James Doiron, the Research Data Management Services Coordinator for the University of Alberta Libraries, and will offer a wide range of applied learning and information sessions, as well as discussions regarding the changing landscape, including the 2018 draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy, which demonstrates both the importance of RDM and some of the challenges faced by researchers and institutions regarding the management of research data. Participants will additionally learn about a number of RDM-related supports and services that are freely available. View the full RDM Day agenda here.

If you are involved in research, then RDM Day will be of interest to you, and attendance is open to everyone - REGISTER HERE!

About the trainer:

James Doiron is the Research Data Management Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries. With an educational background in the Social Sciences (Psychology/Criminology), James has extensive applied research and data management experience across a wide range of disciplines, areas of focus and data types. James actively sits on a number of local, national and international advisory and working groups, including both as a member of the UofA’s Institutional RDM Strategy Working Group and Health Research Ethics Board, the Statistics Canada Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) External Advisory Committee, and the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Research Data Management Interest Group. James is co-Chair of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Portage Network Data Management Planning (DMP) Expert Group, and is additionally a member of the Portage Research Data Management (RDM) Training Expert Group, as well as the Dataverse North Working Group.

For more information on the RDM Workshop please contact Emma Scott ( or Nicole Eva (

Research Lifecycle Graphic, UC Santa Cruz Library,

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The event is free to attend but space is limited.

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Emma Scott | | (403) 329-2355

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