For more information: Researcher Development (

Trainer: Helen Webb & Beth Logan

Location: Online

Target audience: Doctoral researchers in all stages from all disciplines. Research staff are also welcome to book a place to attend this workshop

Workshop description: How safe is your research data? What would happen if you lost it all? This session will help you to write a data management plan that will keep your data safe, secure, and organised.

It will also cover how to find existing datasets and share your own data to increase your citations.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the workshop you will have

  • Identified different types of research data and why it is important to manage your data
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  • Learnt how to name, organise and document your data
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  • Learnt why and how to store your data securely
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  • Discovered ways of finding existing datasets and sharing your own data
  • Had the opportunity to start a data management plan with guidance from Library Research Support staff
  • Workshop feedback:

    About the facilitators: The Library Research Support team support researchers at all levels across the University. They offer bookable one-to-one sessions tailored to suit your specific research needs, run various group training workshops, & organise seminars & events to engage with the research community on campus. Together with the Hive Scholars, the team also look after the Sussex Research Hive, the Library's dedicated space for researchers.

    Read guidance from the Library on research data management

    Technical details: Participants are expected to come prepared to engage

    Sign up below and the link to join will be sent to your Sussex or BSMS email address the day before the session.