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Strategic Workshop for Research Data Management (RDM)

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The Policy Committee of Research Data Canada (RDC), in collaboration with the University of Alberta, organized an invitation-only Strategic Workshop on Research Data Management for Vice-Presidents, Research. In its role as lead for the granting councils on data management policies, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) provided substantial support to the meeting. On November 17th, 2015, Vice Presidents, Research or their senior designates from 18 universities, together with representatives from CANARIE, SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR, Genome Canada, Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada, and RDC gathered in the Council Chamber at the University of Alberta.

Workshop Presentations

All workshop presentations are available for download, below, by clicking on the session title.

Session Title Presenter(s)  
Research Data Management – Strategic Context Kathleen Shearer, Research Data Canada  
Tri-Agency Statement of Principles Brent Herbert-Copley, SSHRC  
Research Data Management Services at the University of Alberta Geoff Harder, University of Alberta  
Research Data Management Services at the University of Prince Edward Island Mark Leggott, University of Prince Edward Island  
Emerging National Services Chuck Humphrey, Portage Network  
Topical Discussion: Infrastructure Jim Ghadbane, CANARIE  
Topical Discussion: Ethics & Reproducibility Susan Babcock, University of Alberta  
Topical Discussion: Sustainability & Finances Janet Halliwell, Consultant  


Research Data Management Principles

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