Booking available from Wednesday 6 March 2024

Research data: why, when and how to publish them

Audience: Academic staff, PG research, PG taught, Professional staff, Research staff, Research supervisors

Date: Thursday 11 April 2024

Times: 14.00 to 16.00

Programme: GRADskills

Key details: Microsoft Teams. Find out how to publish your research data to increase your visibility, choose an appropriate licence and understand funders' requirements on data sharing.

Target audience

Research and taught postgraduate students in all disciplines and at any stage of their degree programme.

Course pre-work


Course mapped to

Vitae's Researcher Development Framework domains: C2 (Research management) and D2 (Communication and dissemination)

Course information

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop will run online.  If you are no longer able to attend, please cancel your place at least two working days before so that we can allow others onto the course.

In this GRADskills workshop you will gain an understanding of the benefits of publishing research data, but you will also learn about institutional and funders’ requirements. The workshop will introduce different options for publishing research data including Pure, the institutional repository. Licensing options and data citation best practice will also be covered.

This workshop will be delivered in the form of presentations, group discussions and exercises. Participants will be encouraged to contribute and ask questions.

You may also find the following workshops helpful:

  • Research data: how to store and effectively manage them
  • Research data underpinning theses: requirements and submission process

Aims and objectives

By the end of this workshop you should be able to:

  • Understand institutional and funders’ requirements
  • Choose a suitable data repository
  • Use Pure to publish your data
  • Publish your data legally and ethically
  • Choose a licence for your data


Dr Federica Fina

Course provider