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Research Data Management Helpdesk

In many areas of science research data are both the basis and result of the scientific work. According to the DFG-Guidelines for the Handling of Research Data, research data are data that arise during a research process or are part of the research results. A responsible, open approach to research data contributes significantly to ensuring good scientific practice, promotes transparence and reproducibility of results, and therefore benefits not least the researcher himself.

We offer advice on the following topics:

Our services should meet your demand. Please contact us with any concern or suggestion you may have relating to research data management, regardless of which of the university's departments you belong to or at which point in your academic career you are. We work together closely with the university's computer center and Thuringia's state library, as well as other central service entities of the university, and strive to bring together the right partners.


Phone:  +49 3641 9-46340 or -43/-44/-45/-46
Email:    researchdata@uni-jena.de
Visitors' Address: Jentower, Leutragraben 1, 07743 Jena, 8th floor, room 08N01
Postal Address: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institut für Informatik, Michael Stifel Center Jena, Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2, 07743 Jena

Why Research Data Management 2/4. Retrieving data.
The same way spinach acts on Popeye, research data management is transforming research from excellent to invincible.

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Workshop: Research Data Management – Make your data count! 20 and 21 March 2019
A two-day introductory workshop on research data management in English.
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2019-01-22 · Light · Life · Liberty
PhD day 29.01.2019
This year, the research data management helpdesk provides information in a talk and at its stand.
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2018-11-30 · Light · Life · Liberty
Thuringian Competence Network for Research Data Management
Commencing 1st October 2018, the Thuringian Competence Network for Research Data Management has been established to engage ...
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