Wednesday, November 18, 2015

RMQA delivers final RDM 101 for 2015

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Risk Management and Quality Assurance-Research Data Management (RMQA-RDM) training team conducted its Research Data Management (RDM) 101 course on 17-19 November at the Institute’s headquarters.

RDM 101 covers various areas of data management including research data planning; data collection, authentication and analysis; data storage, backup, and security; and data archival and sharing. The training team also discussed and demonstrated file management tools and software including Beyond Compare, Cobian Backup, WinDirStat, Mendeley, Labfolder, Google Drive, and the IRRI Dataverse, an online repository for data archiving and sharing. Lea delos Reyes of the Library and Documentation Services and Rogelio Alvarez of the Information Technology Services delivered lectures on open access/open data and data backup, security, and storage, respectively.

Elizabeth Alcachupas, Bui Phuoc Tam, Enrykie Fortajada, Jeric Gado, Benedict Jardinero, Dorothy Onyango (CESD), Cindy Llorente (GQNC), Vitaliano Lopena (PBGB), Maureen Muñoz, Ayessa Ocampo (DA-RFO III), Maria Corazon Palileo (DA-RFO VII), and Stoix Nebin Pascua (UPLB-CPAf) attended the two-and-a-half-day training course.

The training team is headed by IRRI-RMQA Senior Manager Menchu Bernardo with Enrico Francisco Mercado, senior specialist, Research Data Management.

This is the final RDM 101 course for the year. The course is conducted quarterly.

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