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.

Courses are held in Norwegian and in English

  • 27 Oktober kl 0830-1130 (Norwegian)
  • 27 Oktober kl 1200-1500 (English)

Intended audience

Research Support (research administration, library, IT etc) and researchers (PhD candidates, postdoctoral fellows, researchers, Associate Professors, Professors).

Course content

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

Programme (3 hrs)


30 min

Introduction to 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"?: Gry Henriksen, NSD
30 min

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

30 min

Practical group tasks related to data managementand handling personal data: Gry Henriksen, NSD

Knowledge and understanding

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

Prerequisite knowledge



Published 21. June 2019 - 13:33 - Updated 23. June 2020 - 8:59