Data Management Planning workshop for Life Science Projects

Generate a data management plan for a Life Science research project that will meet the requirements of the Research Council of Norway

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We are pleased to announce the Data Management planning workshop for Life Scientists in Norway by ELIXIR Norway and Digital Life Norway.

All projects that receive funding from the Norwegian RCN are required to submit a data management plan as soon as possible after the contract with the RCN has been signed. All Norwegian universities now also require a DMP for all projects. This workshop focuses on how-to generate a data management plan for a Life Science research project that will meet the requirements of the RCN.


We would like to invite researchers (PhD candidates, Post Doctoral Fellows, Researchers, Associate Professors and Professors) in existing and upcoming Life Science projects to develop their DMP in this workshop.

Maximum number of participants: 45

The workshop will take place if there is at least 10 participants


0830 - 0900 Login support

0900 - 0915 Introduction

0915 - 0930 Requirements from the RCN

0930 - 1000 Parallel session: Local recommendations & storage infrastructures Institutional DMP guidelines

1000 - 1015 Short break

1015 - 1100 Introduction DSW

1100 - 1120 Information on national storage infrastructures

  • NeLS/StoreBioInfo
  • NIRD
  • TSD

1120 - 1135 Short break

1135 - 1230 Persistent identifiers, Controlled Vocabularies & Ontologies



0900 - 1000 Key legal requirements for research in the GDPR and Health research act

  • Personal Data Act
  • Health Research Act

1000 - 1015 Short break

1015 - 1045 Relevant deposition repositories/ data archives

  • domain specific archives (ELIXIR/EMBL-EBI, NCBI)
  • Dataverse NO
  • EGA
  • NIRD archive
  • NSD

1045 - 1100 Short break

1100 - 1115 Licensing of data, biological material and software

1115 - 1300 Hands on training and assistance to generate a data management plan

Requirements: Join us online and bring your project proposal . You will get the opportunity to set up a data management plan for your project with help of the Data Stewardship Wizard tool using a structured and detailed questionnaire with references to relevant resources.

Looking forward to see you at the workshop.


Register here or below by 3rd of September 2021

The workshop is fully booked. Please register here for the waiting list, we will notify you in case there are free spots.


Tags: Data Management Planning, Workshop
Published Aug. 20, 2021 12:44 PM - Last modified Sep. 3, 2021 1:43 PM