Thursday, May 29, 2014

SSD and RMQA hold workshop on preventing data loss disasters

The Research Data Management (RDM) teams of the Risk Management Quality Assurance (RMQA) and the Social Science Division (SSD) conducted a basic research data management training workshop to address the risk of loss of research data, on last 6-7 May 2014 at the SSD Conference Room.   The workshop focused on areas of RDM that includes documentation and metadata creation, and data sharing and archiving. 

Dr. Val Pede, deputy head of SSD then, stressed the importance of keeping quality research data safe and accessible during his opening remarks. Menchu Bernardo, RMQA senior manager, discussed the different risks and impacts in data management while Dehner de Leon, chair of the SSD-RDM committee, shared the results of the risk assessment and the measures to be taken with the NRS and scholars from SSD and CESD doing household surveys who attended the course. Other resource persons from RMQA-RDM and SSD-RDM presented good practices on data security in the conduct of research.

The training team is composed of Dehner de Leon, Esther Marciano, Malou Malabayabas (SSD-RDM), Menchu Bernardo, Icoy Mercado, and Dec Arreza (RMQA-RDM).

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