Protecting your research data

Briefing for all new research staff and postgraduate research students excluding Heads of Department


Course description

Course Overview


As a researcher you are handling particularly valuable data requiring specialist support.  This session will provide you with the opportunity to find out more about what is necessary to protect your research data and answer your questions.


Please contact Staff and Professional Development on email if you are interested in attending this course.

What can I expect to cover? 
  1. The importance of information and its proper management to the University and you as a researcher
  2. Information Assurance Services – who we are, what we do
  3. Information security for researchers
  4. Data Protection for researchers
  5. Freedom of Information for researchers
What will I get out of this course? 

Understand how to manage and handle research-related information appropriately and responsibly

Who is it for?

New research staff and postgraduate research students 

Participant preparation needed?

It is compulsory for all staff to undertake the online training module that accompanies all Information Assurance Services training. An additional online training module is provided specifically for researchers which should be completed before attending this session.

Additional Information


What prior experience do I need?


Formal assessment



Henry Stuart, Senior Information Assurance Officer

Paul Starkey, Senior Information Assurance Officer
Delegate places  

Delegate places

Maximum 80 delegates
Minimum 20 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please complete the Online Booking Form submitting to Staff and Professional Development.

Booking Conditions apply.


About the workshop content:
Contact: Information Assurance Services on
Tel: (0116) 229 7946

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Us at Staff and Professional Development email

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCSI004



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