Research data management courses & workshops

Who is this for

Researchers at the University of Helsinki.

How to access

Contact Data Support using this order form link or via email (datasupport@helsinki.fi).

Data Support courses & workshops

 

The Data Support at the University of Helsinki organizes Research data management basics lectures and Data management plan workshops on every UH campus throughout the year and especially during the Academy of Finland biannual calls.

Enrol in the courses at Suffeli (SAP SuccessFactors), students / other than employees enroll here. You can also find Suffeli from Flamma's Tools as well as from SAP Fiori. If you have any problems with enrolment, please contact datasupport@helsinki.fi.

 

Upcoming workshops and courses 2021-2022

The schedule will be updated in the August 2021

City center:

RDM Basics

Enrol to a specific lecture in Suffeli by clicking on the date and time:
September 23rd 12-14 
October 26th 10-12
November 30th 14-16
January 20th 10-12
March 1st 12-14
April 6th 14-16
May 12th 12-14


Data Management Plan workshop

Others than employees of UH enroll here!

 

Kumpula

RDM Basics

Enrol to a specific lecture in Suffeli by clicking on the date and time:
November 10th 10-12
December 1st 10-12

Data Management Plan workshop
 

Others than employees of UH enroll here!

 

Meilahti

RDM Basics

Enrol to a specific lecture in Suffeli by clicking on the date and time:

October 5th 13-15
December 1st 10-12


Data Management Plan workshop
 

Others than employees of UH enroll here!

REDCap: basic functions / REDCapin perustoiminnot

For everyone (researchers, students, personnel) who needs a secure tool for collecting clinical research data.
Enrol in Suffeli by clicking on the date and time:

October 12th 10-12 (In Finnish)
October 26th 13-15 (In English)

Others than employees of UH enroll here!

 

Viikki

RDM Basics

Enrol to a specific lecture in Suffeli by clicking on the date and time:

September 8th 10-12 (in Finnish)
December 1st 10-12

Data Management Plan workshop

Others than employees of UH enroll here!

 

All campuses

 

AoF & open science in research plan (section 4.3) webinars

No registration needed. All the webinars have the same content. The webinars have two short presentations on what to write in the section 4.3 of the research plan (‘Open science’), one is about open access and the other about data management. After each presentation there's a Q&A session where you can ask questions.

 

RDM Advanced webinar series

No registration needed.  Two set of webinars with the same content. Link to Zoom and password in Flamma.  If you don't have University of Helsinki's credentials, contact: datasupport@helsinki.fi

 

REDCap Training Sessions

REDCap training – overview and basic functions

After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.
Enrol in Suffeli by clicking on the date and time:

October 6th 10-12
December 8th 14-16

REDCap: basic functions / REDCapin perustoiminnot

For everyone (researchers, students, personnel) who needs a secure tool for collecting clinical research data.
Enrol in Suffeli by clicking on the date and time:

October 12th 10-12 (In Finnish)
October 26th 13-15 (In English)

Others than employees of UH enroll here!

 

Course descriptions

Research data management (RDM) basics lecture 

An introductory lecture to the basic concepts of research data management.  

We will go through the following topics: what is data, ethical & legal compliance, data documentation, storing solutions by UH IT Services, opening, publishing and archiving research data.  

If you need help and practical tips for your project, please be in contact with datasupport@helsinki.fi

The primary language of the lecture will be English. Help and instructions are also available in Finnish. 

 

Research data management (RDM) Advanced webinar series

Series  contains five webinars where we go through key themes required in effective and ethically sound research data management. The webinar series elaborates themes and details introduced in RDM Basics lectures.

Five webinar sessions consist of 30 minutes introduction to the theme given by the experts of the Data Support network and 60 minutes Q'n'A session, where participants can ask questions. Both the recorded introductory presentations and frequently asked questions will be published in Data Support network for later use. Also, further reading and studying material will be provided. The five piece webinar series will be run twice during late-March and April 2021. The recorded material and FAQ will be available in wiki until Fall 2021.

Webinar sessions are open for anyone. The emphasis will be on questions related the AoF September 2020 call, whose applicants are required to outline a feasible DMP (Data Management Plan) in order to start their projects in University of Helsinki following the positive funding decision.

You are free to follow the whole series or only sessions you are interested in. Welcome to RDM Advanced webinar sessions!

 

Data Management Plan (DMP) workshop 

A hands-on workshop on best practices what to take into account when writing a Data Management Plan (DMP).  

During the workshop we will go through the general structure of a DMP and give tips on what to write to the different sections. You can work with your own DMP with the help of experts from Data SupportDMPTuuli, a tool for writing the plan, is also introduced.  

If the topics of the DMP are very unfamiliar to you, it is recommended to participate ‘Research data management basic lecture’ first. The primary language of the workshop will be English. Help and instructions are also available in Finnish.   

 

Tailor made workshops

Contact Data Support to request a workshop to match your needs.

 

REDCap: basic functions / REDCapin perustoiminnot

REDCap is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. In this webinar we will get to know the very basic functionalities of RedCap, with the help of a simple example exercise that we do together.

There's one webinar in English and one in Finnish. 

 

REDCap training – overview and basic functions

This training introduces you to REDCap and allows you to explore its features. We will go through the basic functions; the process of creating a REDCap project and ending with production mode. We will shortly discuss the issues you have to pay attention to when collecting sensitive data. No previous experience is needed. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap. 

The primary language of the lecture will be English.  If you have any questions about this training, you can contact redcap-support@helsinki.fi