Research Data Stewardship Events

RDSI and Related Events

RDSI Seminar Series

Research Data Stewardship InitiativeThe Research Data Stewardship Initiative Fall 2022 seminar series provides an opportunity for members of the research community to hear from faculty experts across a range of disciplines at U-M on research data sharing practices, the value of data stewardship, and best practices for how to structure research programs or scholarship with these issues in mind.

Friday, October 7,  12 – 1 pm
Zoom Webinar Registration Link

How Open Science Opportunities Increase the Public Value of Research
Arthur Lupia, Ph.D.
Gerald R Ford Distinguished University Professor of Political Science; Research Professor, Institute for Social Research

Variation in Ability to Share and Access Genetic and Biomedical Research Data
Laura Scott, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Introduction to U-M’s institutional repositories: Deep Blue Documents and DataUM Library

Learn how and why to use U-M’s two free online repositories, Deep Blue Documents and Deep Blue Data, to make your teaching and research more findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.
Wednesday, October 12, Noon-1 pm

SUMIT Session on Protecting Research DataUM ITS

All members of the U-M community share responsibility for safeguarding university resources and data, and complying with university policies and data protection laws and regulations. Data security is an important consideration that should be taken into account early in a research project to allow researchers to properly prepare and budget for the implementation of security controls. If you are a researcher, or a staff member supporting research at U-M, attend this session to learn more about resources to help you navigate IT security compliance and ensure research data is appropriately protected.

Asmat Noori, Svetla Sytch, Nick Wigginton

ITS IA Assistant Director Asmat Noori and ITS IA Assistant Director of Privacy and IT Policy Svetla Sytch will be joined by U-M Assistant Vice President For Research, Strategic Initiatives, Nick Wigginton.

Wednesday, October 19, 12 pm

New NIH Data Management & Sharing PolicyNavigate Logo

Target audience: Research administrators and others involved in the management of sponsored projects.

In this webinar, Sara Samuel, Informationist, Taubman Health Sciences Library, and Diane Wilson, Assistant Director at the Office of Regulatory Affairs, will present an overview of the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy, which goes into effect on January 25, 2023. U-M resources for writing a data management and sharing plan will be shared, along with some Frequently Asked Questions. Time will be available at the end of the presentation for Q&A.

Tuesday, November 1, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Register to attend by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, October 31, 2022.

A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to registered participants in the afternoon on Monday, October 31, 2022

The new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy: what does it mean for me?

An overview of the NIH’s new policy that requires Data Management and Sharing Plans for all grant applications (effective January 23, 2023).
Wednesday, November 16, Noon-1 pm
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Research Data Stewardship Initiative Fall 2022 Seminar Series
Research Data Stewardship Initiative

Friday, November 4,  12 – 1 pm
Zoom Webinar Registration Link

The Research Data Ecosystem: Supporting Reproducibility and Transparency over the Research Data Lifecycle
Margaret Levenstein, Ph.D.
Director, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR); Professor, School of Information; Research Professor, Institute for Social Research

Understanding the Value and Impact of Ethnographic Data Reuse in Community Context
Ricardo L. Punzalan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information, School of Information

Research Data Stewardship Initiative Fall 2022 Seminar Series
Research Data Stewardship Initiative

Friday, December 2,  12 – 1 pm
Zoom Webinar Registration Link

The Materials Commons: Establishing a Repository/Collaboration Platform for Highly Heterogenous Data on the Frontier of an Emerging Data Community
John Allison, Ph.D.
William F Hosford Collegiate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Director, UM Center for PRedictive Integrated Structural Materials Science (PRISMS)

Increasing the Demographic Diversity of Research Databanks
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBioethics
Associate Director, Center for Bioethics & Social Sciences in Medicine; Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology


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