Figshare for Research Data Sharing

Please see below for details on this session. Please fill in your details and submit the booking form below to register for a place on this session. A calendar invite will be sent to you to confirm your place. If you are unable to attend, please do email, so that your place can be allocated to someone else.

Session Overview

This hands-on training workshop is for PhD students and researchers who want to share their research data outputs in the newly launched University of Leicester Figshare-powered digital data archive.

Delegates will learn Selecting data for deposit into Figshare. Editing your profile in Figshare, Adding and uploading an item to Figshare. Options for access restrictions and embargos in Figshare. Assigning a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to your research data, Awareness of metrics for your research data outputs.

Aimed At

Early Career Researchers, Post Docs, Research Staff

* Postgraduate Researchers are eligible to attend but must book through



Laurian Williamson, Head of Research Services, University Library. Laurian's team provide specialist expertise in the area of open scholarship, including the management of research data, open access publishing, bibliometrics, and researcher development. It leads researcher stakeholder engagement across the entire research lifecycle.


16 March 2020 1000-1100

06 April 2020 1000-1100

29 May 2020 1000-1100

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