Research support

Data Management (1 ECTS)


Course code

Dates 2016

October 25, 9:00−12:30 (part 1); 
October 27, 9:00−12:30 (part 2);

November 1, 13:30−17:00 (part 3); 
November 2, 9:00−12:30 (part 4)

Dates 2017



To be announced.

Course fee

This training will be paid from central funds. 

Group size

maximum 30 participants, 
minimum for part 1 and 2: 24
minimum for part 3 and 4: 10


Dr Maarten van Bentum (part 1 and 2), 
Dr Lesley Broos LL.M. (part 2), 
Cindy Lammertink MSc (part 3) and 
Dr Hanneke Becht (part 4).

Course materials

Course materials will be provided during the training.


Application form


For English-speaking PhD students from the UT


At the end of this course you will

  • be able to write a data management plan (DMP)
  • be aware of and informed about management of data for verification and reuse
  • be aware of and informed about the value of data as scientific output of your research
  • be aware of and informed about legal and ethical issues in the handling of data


The course consists of the following parts:

  1. how to compose a data management plan (DMP)
  2. how to handle data during and after your research
  3. how to manage data in research involving human subjects and/or
  4. how to document data during your research and how to manage physical data
  5. writing your own DMP

The course is structured as follows:
Part 1 and 2: mandatory for all participants; a half-day session per part
Part 3 and 4: participants choose one of these, or both; a half-day session per part
Part 5: mandatory for all participants; during the two weeks after the final session


Duration of the minimum of 3 course sessions: 12 hours
Additionally, writing your own data management plan and reading some literature: 16 hours
The study load for this course is equivalent to 1 ECTS


Not applicable