Ready for BioData Management @ CNC-UC

Ready For BioData Management? – Introduction to Data Management Plans is coming (virtually) to the Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology - University of Coimbra next September 24th.

Registration is exclusive to members and collaborators of the University of Coimbra.

Course Description

Ready For BioData Management? – Introduction to Data Management Plans (Online) is an introductory one-day course aiming at disseminating Data Management best practices and teaching the basics of making and using Data Management Plans (DMPs) in the context of research activities. It is organized by and sponsored by the Portuguese node of the Research Data Alliance.

Feel free to register for RDA and also join RDA in Portugal.

The workshop features two introductory lectures on Research Data Management and DMPs, followed by a hands-on DMP exercise where participants will form groups to fill in a DMP for a mock research project. The produced DMPs will then be reviewed and discussed.

The workshop will be delivered online, in real time, via Zoom, using Google Spreadsheets for the hands-on group exercise.

Target Audience: Researchers, Lab Managers, PhD and Master Students, other science professionals.
No previous experience with DMPs required.

Trainers: João Cardoso (, Daniel Faria (


9:30 Overview of and RDA Portugal (Ana Melo & Cristina Ribeiro)
9:45 Introduction to Research Data Management (Daniel Faria)
11:00 Break
11:15 Demystifying Data Management Plans (João Cardoso)
11:35 Introduction to the Hands-On DMP Exercise (João Cardoso & Daniel Faria)
12:00 Hands-On DMP Session (steps 1 and 2)
13:00 Lunch break
14:00 Hands-On DMP Session (steps 3, 4 and 5)
15:45 Break
16:00 DMP discussion
16:30 End



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