(Published on 24.01.2023) Research and data simply belong together. Extensive data sets provide the basis for understanding interrelationships and promoting new insights. However, storing data securely and describing it in a comprehensible way can be challenging. Why it is worthwhile nonetheless, how sustainable research data management works and what tips and tricks researchers can use will be shown during the “Love Data Week” from 13 to 17 February 2023. German-language initiatives and advice centres on research data management will offer an extensive programme during the international campaign week around Valentine’s Day.
Secure and competent handling of research data is an important component of good scientific practice. The advisory and service centres of the scientific research institutions, the state initiatives as well as the nationally active associations, NFDI consortia, initiatives and working groups related to research data management have joined forces this year to raise awareness for a more conscious handling of research data within the framework of the international campaign week “Love Data Week”. Under the motto “Data: Agent of Change”, the campaign partners will offer various formats such as coffee lectures, training courses, podcasts and information events both online and in person between 13 and 17 February 2023.
The free programme is designed for researchers and students of all qualification levels and disciplines, scientific infrastructure and service staff, citizen scientists and all other interested parties and can be accessed at forschungsdaten.info.
An overview of all offers and the participating partners can be found here: https://forschungsdaten.info/fr/fdm-im-deutschsprachigen-raum/deutschland/love-data-week/
About the Love Data Week (LDW)
The international campaign week “Love Data Week” has been taking place since 2016 with the aim of raising awareness for sustainable research data management. Practical tips, services and tools for working with data are the focus of the events. Love Data Week aims to promote good scientific practice and digital cultural change in science and academia and to show scientists new opportunities for digital research.
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