Call for Applications: Workshop on Data Sharing for the Public Good
Workshop participants will learn about:
- The basics of data curation and the planning of institutional services for researchers;
- The benefits of quantitative data sharing to both the individual researcher and to the scientific enterprise as a whole;
- The complexities of research data based on disciplinary context, format, technical requirements, and applicable policies;
- The implementation of data management standards and best practices across the research data lifecycle to produce and share high-quality datasets;
- Preparation of datasets for analysis and best practices in data processing;
- The application of the Data Quality Review framework for ensuring computational reproducibility of reported research findings; and
- Mechanisms for archiving research data for long-term preservation, discovery, access, and reuse
- The three-day training workshop will be held in English.
- Training will be from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.
- Participants are expected to fully participate in all sessions.
- Participants will be given an official ACSS-Odum Institute certificate upon
- Be citizens of an Arab League member state or nationals of an Arab country (defined as long-term residents, even if they do not hold citizenship as in the case of refugees or stateless residents).
- Reside in the Arab region. The ACSS will not fund participants who study or reside outside the region.
- Have at least intermediate level proficiency in English, as the workshop will be conducted in English.
- Have a minimum of a Master’s degree in social science or related field (Economics, Political Science, Development Studies, Statistics, Computer Sciences, Library and Information Sciences, etc.) or Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of relevant work experience.
- Be currently working/involved in social science data management as researchers, administrators, librarians, and/or archivists in an academic or non-academic environment (such as public institutions, NGOs, etc.).
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