Read more about the policies/ strategies and guidelines for handling research data laid down by The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), The Norwegian Research Council, The Ministry of Education and by EU. The term "handling research data" implies what has to do with storage of data in ongoing projects, archiving data when publishing or at end of project, any data sharing and making data available.
The Norwegian Research Council and EU are currently demanding Data Management Plans (DMP) for all projects they are funding. Read more about the DMPs and how to attain basic skills in data management through Software carpentry.
Research data generated in ongoing projects must be stored in a secure matter. Read more about storage of "normal" research data, big data and research data with personal information or other sensitive information.
Research data upon which scientific publication or a concluded project is based must be archived (deposited) in approved national or international archives and made available where possible. NMBU's students and researchers can now deposit their research data in the archive "NMBU Open Research Data" (Dataverse). Read more about archiving research data here.
Norway joined in June 2019 a node in the international research network Research Data Alliance (RDA). Read more about different seminars, conferences and courses being organised in Norway and internationally here.
FAIR is an acronym for the words findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable, i.e research data must be available, and able to be refound and reused. Research data must be stored and archived in the correct file format, and also be tagged as metadata. Read more here.
ELIXIR Norway, Digital Life Norway and NMBU Research Support Office is organising a Data Management Plan (DMP) workshop at NMBU 9 and 10 March 2021. The intended audience are researchers (PhD candidates, Post Doctoral Fellows, Researchers, Associate Professors and Professors) working within the life sciences field.
In this course you will learn about research data management and how to fill in a Data Management Plan (DMP). Two courses were held on 8 April, and the duration for each course is 3 hours (one in English and one in Norwegian language). Course date autumn 2021: 27 October. Information in Norwegian.
This course focuses on the Personal Data Act in research and how to handle research data with personal information. In addition you will gain knowledge about research data management and how to fill in a Data Management Plan (DMP). Date for the course autumn 2021: 28 October. Information in Norwegian.