Escape room: proper RDM is the only way out
Escape room: proper RDM is the only way out!
Are you a research supporter helping researchers with their data? Are you in need of a fun and digital way to teach your researchers more about research data management?
In 2019, several universities joined forces to organize the Data Horror Week, an awareness campaign around Halloween. During this campaign, we actively used social media to promote stories about research data management going wrong and the positive lessons learned from them.
This year, the VU Amsterdam, Leiden University, and the Eindhoven University of Technology organized a similar awareness campaign during the week of 26-30 October. The aim was to create awareness of the importance of good research data management practices and to engage with the research community. The campaign went on social media with the hashtag #datahorrorweek ! We brought attention to the stories published at the VU Library webpage.
Moreover, we also created an online data horror escape room which went live on Thursday 29 October. An escape room is a game where a team of players has to solve a set of puzzles to “escape” the room in which they are “locked”. There is usually a theme and a story that brings the puzzles together. Digital escape rooms, as well as “in-person” escape rooms, are often used in educational settings. This format seemed to offer a fun way to learn about research data management. The room we created consists of six tasks related to the following data management topics: FAIR data, personal data, data archiving, data transfer, persistent identifiers, and metadata. As the room was to become part of the Data Horror Week, the Halloween theme with ghosts and vampires was chosen. You can find more details in this blog post.
We are happy to share our experience and the game itself with our RDM colleagues world-wide. Feel free to try out our escape room and don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!
Collaboration in research: trust is not enough
A blogseries on issues and solutions in data
sharing in collaboration:
- Trust-alone is not enough
- Complexity of collaboration
- How to share the data
- A recipe for agreement
- Recommendations for data sharing and support
Digitale Competentie Centra
10 DMP thema's
10 DMP invultips
Advies Online DMP-tools
Kosten per DMP thema
Rapport met DMP-criteria
DMP-eisen van funders
'How FAIR are your Data'-checklist
'Variaties van open'-infographic
'Datacuratie in Nederland'-rapport
'23 Things: Support for Research Data'
RDM in Nederland (links)
Afbeelding FAIR flyer
FAIR Enabling Organisation
Privacy & data
Wat is privacy-flyer
Hoe dan privacy-flyer
Informed consent formulier
Privacy Impact Assessment-routekaart
Toelichting bij routekaart
Flowchart hergebruik zorgdata
Wat is anoniem-flyer
Risicomanagement voor onderzoeksdata over mensen
AVG Maturity Model-poster
Verschillen WBP/AVG poster
Een subwerkgroep van het LCRDM heeft het grondwerk gedaan voor de herziening van de VSNU Gedragscode Gebruik Persoonsgegevens (te verschijnen 2020).