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Conference - Shifting Horizons: Managing Your Research Data

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019

Author: Felicity Tayler

 Managing Your Research Data

Photo credit : Jennifer Gratton

28 March 2019

Hamelin Hall (70 Laurier Ave East) room MHN 509

10:00 am-5:00 pm


Health Sciences Library, Roger-Guindon Hall (451 Smyth Rd)

10:00-11:30 am

*This is a bilingual event. No simultaneous translation will be offered.*

This day-long event, hosted by the uOttawa Library will provide a series of hands-on workshops for the uOttawa community including demystifying high-performance computation and research data management in Health Sciences, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities and related fields. A panel discussion, “Indigenous Data Sovereignty” will explore relationships between uOttawa researchers, data resources, and First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities.

For those interested in this event but unable to attend, presenter slides are available below.

Questions? Email Felicity Tayler, E-Research Librarian: rdm@uottawa.ca

Detailed program [PDF]

Registration is by individual session and will be from 2 March - 25 March 2019.
This event is free of charge. Registration is limited to 50 participants per session.

Paid parking spaces are available on campus but quantities are limited. For locations and fees, visit the University of Ottawa parking website. The City of Ottawa also manages several public parking lots around the campus. Visit the City of Ottawa website for a list of locations.














Health Sciences Library
Roger-Guindon Hall

Spend less time managing your research data and more time on your research!

For Health Sciences and Medicine Researchers

Laure Perrier, Research Data Management Librarian, University of Toronto

Presentation slides [PDF]
Detailed description [PDF]





Hamelin Hall, MHN 509

What is your research data? How and why should you manage or share it?

For Humanities and Social Sciences Researchers

Béatrice Craig, Professor Emerita, Department of History
Felicity Tayler, E-Research Librarian
Sarah Simpkin, Head, Research Support
(Arts and Special Collections)
University of Ottawa

Presentation slides [PDF]
Worksheet [PDF]

Detailed description [PDF]

Craig, B. (2017). A Temperate Province?
Evidence from Lower Canadian General Store Account Books,
1830-1857. Journal of the Canadian Historical Association,
28(2), 55–87. https://doi.org/10.7202/1055323ar










Hamelin Hall, MHN 509

Free Lunch! Free Tools for Research Computing!

Topics will include different computing resources available to uOttawa researchers across disciplines, training is also available to upgrade your skills in computational methods. Bring your project dreams to this interactive session and workshop them with colleagues and a computation specialist.

Jarno van der Kolk, Senior Scientific Computing Specialist, University of Ottawa

Computational tools [PDF] | Detailed description [PDF]













Hamelin Hall, MHN 509

Indigenous Data Sovereignty

This issues-based panel gathers together emerging and established researchers to discuss the concept of Indigenous data sovereignty from multiple points of view. Is Research Data Management an area in which uOttawa can respond to the Calls to Action put forth by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission? Detailed description [PDF]

Brenda Macdougall, Chair of Métis Research, University of Ottawa
Digital Archive Database Project (DADP) [LINK]

Jonathan Dewar, Executive Director at the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC), Adjunct Research professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University Presentation slides [PDF] 

Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Presentation slides [PDF]

Natalie Carter, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Environment, Society and Policy Group, Department of Geography, Environment, and Geomatics, University of Ottawa   Presentation slides [PDF]












Hamelin Hall, MHN 509

Do you know how to evaluate a DMP?

Demystifying Research Data Management for Academic Leadership, Librarians, Research Facilitators and Ethics Protocol Officers 

This workshop provides basic strategies to support researchers as the Tri-Agency (SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR) move towards mandatory data sharing and data management plans.

Laure Perrier, Research Data Management Librarian, University of Toronto

Presentation slides [PDF] | Worksheet [PDF] | Detailed description [PDF]




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