Research data training is available within the University of Leicester and elsewhere.

External training resources: Researcher focussed

Subject/TargetTraining ResourceProvider
Researcher best practice Managing and Sharing Data – Best Practice for Researcherspdf UK Data Archive
Researcher best practice - research lifecycle Managing and Sharing Data - research lifecycle training resources UK Data Archive
General RDM introduction Research Data Management Training MANTRA (University of Edinburgh)
Introducing Research Data Handbook, case studies and presentation Southampton University
Researcher Introduction RDM Bootcamp University of Bristol

External training resources: Research area focussed

Subject/TargetTraining ResourceProvider
Archaeology & Social Anthropology


Social Anthropology

DataTrain (University of Cambridge)
Creative Arts
Managing Creative Arts Research Data Project CAiRO

Preserving your researchdata for future use

RoaDMaP (University of Leeds)
DATUM for Health DATUM (Northumbria University)


Data Management Training for Psychologists The Higher Education Academy Psychology Network (University of York)
Social Scientists  Keeping your research alive RoaDMaP (University of Leeds)

External training resources: General, Information professionals 

Subject/TargetTraining ResourceProvider
Detailed Research Data Management
DC 101 Digital Curation Centre
Information Professionals

RDMRose Training materials

(8 sessions)

RDMRose (University of Sheffield)
Librarians DIY RDM Training Kit MANTRA (University of Edinburgh)
RDM Support Services

supportDM: First Module

supportDM: Second Module

TraD (University of East London)
Research Support Staff  What do I need to know about research data management? RoaDMaP (University of Leeds)
RDM Support Services DCC Roadshows - case studies, presentations and exercises Digital Curation Centre
Librarians Data Intelligence 4 Librarians 3TU.Datacentrum

 Internal training resources

Provider/FacilitatorTraining Resource

Academic Practice Unit


Programme of Workshops for Researcher Development

The Intrepid Researcher

Open World of Research: Complying with Funder Requirements

Staff Development Introduction to the University of Leicester
IT Services IT Training
Information Assurance Services

Information Security Awareness Online Training

Researchers Briefing


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Further Information

Research Data material:

RDM Principles

Data Planning Documents

DMP Documents - Small file

Poster (pdf pdf)

University of Leicester Research Data Management poster

Brochure (pdf pdf)


Blog Data For Research Blog




Input and feedback

August 2018 - This website will be relaunched in September 2018. Feedback and input is welcome, so please let the library research services team know what type of content you would like to be included on the website by contacting us at

RDM news and events
  1. The University of Leicester Figshare for data digital archive is now available for research staff and PhD students. User guidance on upload/data deposit.
  2. Information Governance training is now available, provided by e-LfH (an NHS organisation). The University has registered to access this NHS resource and individual accounts can be set up by sending name and email address to Andrew Burnham.
  3. There is now a standard University Privacy Impact Assessment process where data collection or receipt, or systems purchase or development may have privacy consequences
  4. The University has adopted a simple data classification model which must be applied by the research PI and/or data owner
  5. We share our RDM survey: overview findings presentation as well as the results of our 2015 survey on Your research data management needs
  6. There is now a University Information Governance web presence
  7. Our Data Management Planning documents have been updated - hard copies can be obtained if you contact
  8. Jisc has published a new RDM strategy document - "Directions for RDM Management in UK Universities"
  9. The Partridge Review - HSCIC Data Release Review - Full report (3.58 Mb) and Summary
  10. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have published a new Research data policy underpinned by nine core principles and Data management plan guidance (26/03/2015)
  11. RDM Principles approved by the University.
  12. DMPonline version 4.0 - DCC "DMPonline" (Data Management Planning) v4 has gone live. You can use this web based form to create your Data Management Plan, and share it with your collaborators.
  13. Research funder specific web pages (accessible via 'Data Planning & Management - What you need to do') for data planning and management guidance (AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC, and STFC)
  14. 'Data Planning & Management - what you need to' - a web page to take you through what you need to do about data planning and management.
  15. 'RDM - The Movie' is released! The 4 minute digital story of research data work here at Leicester.

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