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 5 hour course (see link in right menu).

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: physical presence or by digital means. A confirmation will be sent out to registered participants some days ahead of the course.

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+), Norwegian Center for Research Data (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 15. March 2022 - 8:15