COURSE: Research Data Management and Data Management Plans (DMPs) (3 hrs)

In this course you will learn about safe handling of research data and development of Data Management Plans. EU and the Research Council of Norway requires you to deliver a Data Management Plans for projects that they are funding. Should you require specific knowledge on how to handle research data that involves personal information you will need to register to the course that has been set up for one whole day.

Intended audience

Master students, PhD candidates, postdoctoral fellows, researchers, Associate Professors, Professors, research administration, library, IT and other.

Date, time and venue

Two courses are conducted in the semester, and the duration for each course is 3 hours (one in English and one in Norwegian language).

Participation will be with physical presence or by digital means. A link will be sent out to all registered participants  2 days ahead.

Learning objective

  • Basic knowledge about data management, incl. storage, archiving and sharing/ reuse of data
  • Short introduction on privacy in research and handling personal sensitive data


  • To know how to find and fill in a Data Management Plan
  • To know how to guide others to fill in a Data Management Plan
  • To know how to find and make use of storage and archive services, both National and international.
  • To know how to find, usen and present knowledge about handling research data regulations

Course content

Lectures, practical exercises, experience exchange. Bring your own laptop.

Programme (3 hrs)


30 min

Introduction to research data management at NMBU Solveig Fossum-Raunehaug, NMBU Research Support Office
60 min Lecture: Data management and Data Management Plans. What is it and "what’s in it for me"? Norwegian Center for Research Data (NSD)
30 min

Intruduction to NSDs Data Management Plan (DMP+), NSD

30 min

Practical group tasks related to data managementand handling personal data, Norwegian Center for Research Data (NSD)

Prerequisite knowledge


Published 21. June 2019 - 13:33 - Updated 9. November 2021 - 8:41