Open Data Basics

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This introductory course into Open Data ("Open Data Basics") familiarizes students with current topics on (open) research data and will introduce them to important aspects and components of research data management and the data life cycle.

The course will also teach students about data repositories, including how to find existing data from such repositories, and about some of the legal aspects of data reuse and sharing, e.g. data licenses. The introductory course is intended for bachelor students, master students and also PhD students who have little or no prior knowledge of research data management. The course takes place as a 1-day face-to-face event with online learning components before and after the course.

Organizer: School for Transdisciplinary Studies

Enrolled at UZH; registration via UZH course catalog
Bachelor, Master, PhD
After this course, students are able to
1) recognize and describe important components of the data life cyle and Research Data Management (RDM)
2) name important aspects of open data (e.g. data formats)
3) name data repositories for their discipline
4) find and correctly cite existing datasets
5) recognize, interpret and use correctly licenses for research data
Preparatory tasks will be made available on OLAT three weeks before the day event and need to be completed before the course date; they take up to 8 hours to complete. Attention: The general booking and cancellation deadlines of UZH apply to this module. This course might not be suitable for first-year BA students; please contact the course administrator (Melanie Röthlisberger) to discuss your case.


Referierende Daten Plätze frei Ort
Röthlisberger Melanie
Strebel Stefanie
Mo 16.10.2023 (09:00 - 17:00 Uhr)
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