First edition in English of the activity, 2023-2024 academic year.

This course is intended for UPC PhD students and teaching and research staff.

This course is part of the "Your doctoral thesis" pathway and is recommended in the initial stage of your thesis


At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

Understand what it means to manage research data
Know what to do when working with personal or sensitive dataManage research data collected, analyzed or produced during a research project or doctoral thesis
Get to know research data repositories, such as CORA.RDR
Draw up a Data Management Plan with the help of the CORA.eiNa DMP

1. Research data management
1.1. What is research data?
1.2. What is data management and why is it important?
1.3. What are the FAIR principles

2. Ethics and Data Management

3. Research data repositories. CORA.RDR

4. Data management plan
4.1. What are Data Management Plans (DMP)
4.2. Elaboration of a DMP with CORA.eiNa DMP

The training will be eminently practical, with a theoretical introduction. The participation of the attendees will be encouraged, as well as the resolution of any queries or doubts they may have about the topics presented.
The session material will be available in Atenea.
This course is recommended in the initial stage of the thesis. It is part of the “Your doctoral thesis” pathway:

o Tools for organizing information (Your doctoral thesis 1)

o Information resources and services in engineering (Your doctoral thesis 2)

o Information resources and services in architecture (Your doctoral thesis 2)

o Advanced Mendeley (Your doctoral thesis 3)

o Scientific publishing (Your doctoral thesis 4)

o Visibility and impact indicators (Your doctoral thesis 5)

o Writing and preparing your manuscript (Your doctoral thesis 6)

o Open science (Your doctoral thesis 7)

o Research data management: The Data management plan (Your doctoral thesis 8)

o DRAC for PhD students (Your doctoral thesis 9)


The ICE will issue attendance certificates to participants provided they have registered through the application form and have been accepted.

A few days after the end, the information related to UPC teaching and research staff who have participated in the workshop will be provided to DRAC automatically.