Research Data

Research Data - guidelines and policies

Research Data - guidelines and policies

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" that 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.

Information for students about handling research data and personal data

Information for students about handling research data and personal data

Read more about the guidelines and routines for handling research data. The term "handling research data" implies what has to do with collection, storage, archiving (depositing) and any sharing of research data. In the article you can also read about rules and guidelines for handling data with personal information (personal data).

FAIR Data Management

FAIR Data Management

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.

Data Management Plan (DMP)

Data Management Plan (DMP)

The Norwegian Research Council and EU are currently demanding Data Management Plans (DMP) for all projects they are funding. NMBU demands that all PhD candidates have a Data Management Plan. Read more about the DMPs and how to attain basic skills in data management through Software carpentry.

How to handle and process personal or sensitive research data?

How to handle and process personal or sensitive research data?

On this page you will find more information about what to do when handling and processing personal data in research projects. The information applies to both students and employees.

Metadata and formatting

Metadata and formatting

 

Research data must always be stored and archived in the correct format, and also be tagged as betadata. This data serves to define or describe other data.

Storage of research data in ongoing projects

Storage of research data in ongoing projects

Research data generated in ongoing projects should be safely handled and stored. Read more about classification of research data and where to store research data, big data sets and personal data.

Archiving (deposit) and sharing research data

Archiving (deposit) and sharing research data

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 and sharing research data here.

 

Norway is a Research Data Alliance (RDA) node

Norway is a Research Data Alliance (RDA) node

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.

Open Science resources

Open Science resources

Open Science includes access to publications, data, methods and more. In this article you may find more e-learning courses and external resources within Open Science.

COURSE: Life Science Data Management and DMP

COURSE: Life Science Data Management and DMP

ELIXIR Norway and Digital Life Norway are organising a Data Management planning workshop for Life Scientists in Norway 4-5 April 2022. PhD candidates, Post Doctoral Fellows, Researchers, Associate Professors and Professors in existing and upcoming Life Science projects are invited to develop their DMP in this workshop.

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

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

In this course you will learn about research data management and how to fill in a Data Management Plan (DMP). Two courses are set up each semester (one in English and one in Norwegian language). New courses to come fall 2022. Information in Norwegian. 

COURSE: Handling personal data in research and Data Management Plans (5 hrs)

COURSE: Handling personal data in research and Data Management Plans (5 hrs)

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). New courses to come in fall 2022. Information in Norwegian.