Training Event Calendar

Training Events

04

Nov 2021

Event type:

Webinar

Target Group(s):

Data professionals

Skill level(s):

Introductory

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences

Registration:

In this webinar, the panelists provide their experiences with the tests they have used to evaluate the FAIRness of their metadata, the measures they took to improve their FAIRness score, and recommendations to others who would like to improve their score using FAIRness evaluation tests. The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.

04

Nov 2021

Event type:

Online workshop

Topic(s):

Research data management

Target Group(s):

Data producers

Skill level(s):

Introductory

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

UK Data Service (UKDS)

Event website:
Registration:

This is a workshop designed to give participants a virtual tour of ReShare, where you will learn everything you need to know in order to archive data using our self-deposit repository.

05

Nov 2021

Event type:

Online workshop

Topic(s):

Research data management

Target Group(s):

Data producers

Skill level(s):

Introductory

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

UK Data Service (UKDS)

Event website:
Registration:

This free 90-minute online workshop will explain the difference between types of consent and how as a researcher you can consider data archiving and future reuse in the consent process, considering one-off and process consent. This session will also focus on highlighting best practices to prepare consent documentation. We will evaluate consent forms researchers have used in practice and discuss the model consent form the UK Data Service advocates. There will be time at the end for questions and discussion.

09

Nov 2021

Event type:

Online workshop

Skill level(s):

Introductory

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

UK Data Service (UKDS)

Event website:
Registration:

This free workshop is an introduction to computational social science. It offers attendees a chance to understand and discuss what computational social science is, what it is good for, how to become a computational social scientist, and the basic steps to follow in an ideal computational social science research project.

11

Nov 2021

Event type:

Online workshop

Target Group(s):

Data producers
Data users

Skill level(s):

Intermediate

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

CESSDA
GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences
Social Science Data Archives (ADP)

Registration:

High-quality data have the potential to be reused in many ways. Archiving and publishing your data properly is at the core of making your data FAIR and will enable both your future self as well as others to get the most out of your data. Recently, more and more scientific journals are implementing open data policies, leading to researchers' dilemmas about where, when and how to publish the data.

15

Nov 2021

Event type:

Online workshop

Topic(s):

Data discovery & use

Target Group(s):

Data users

Skill level(s):

Introductory

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

UK Data Service (UKDS)

Event website:
Registration:

Participants will learn about the key issues to consider when using secondary data analysis as a method. This introductory workshop will briefly cover the pros and cons of reusing data and the importance of learning about the origins of your data. Quantitative and qualitative secondary analysis will be discussed with examples and issues of context, sampling and ethics raised.

18

Nov 2021

Event type:

Online workshop

Topic(s):

Data discovery & use

Target Group(s):

Data users

Skill level(s):

Introductory

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

UK Data Service (UKDS)

Event website:
Registration:

This free 90-minute online workshop will introduce you to the UK Census, the data held by the UK Data Service, and how to use the web interfaces to access the data. There will also be up to date information on the progress of the 2021 Census for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the 2022 Census for Scotland.

23

Nov 2021

Event type:

Online workshop

Target Group(s):

Data users

Skill level(s):

Intermediate

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences

Registration:

This event is a hands-on workshop on Geographic Information Systems for social scientists with some experience in R.

30

Nov 2021

Event type:

Online workshop

Topic(s):

Data discovery & use

Target Group(s):

Data users

Skill level(s):

Introductory

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

UK Data Service (UKDS)

Event website:
Registration:

This online workshop will present an overview of the longitudinal studies available via the UK Data Service, the key features of longitudinal surveys and the policy relevance (impact) of the information they contain, how to access the data, undertake exploratory online analysis and get further help.

08

Dec 2021

Event type:

Online workshop

Topic(s):

Data discovery & use

Skill level(s):

Introductory

Country:

Online / any

Language:

English

Organiser:

UK Data Service (UKDS)

Event website:
Registration:

This free 90-minute online workshop will introduce you to the international time series data held by the UK Data Service, we’ll look at the range of socio-economic topics covered, explore some key datasets like the World Development Indicators and the IEA Renewable Energy Statistics, and cover how to access and download the data.