Research Ethics Resource Center - Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing and Ownership

Training Modules

  • Data acquisition and management By Columbia University
    Content covers the importance of data integrity to the research process; the range of research products that might be considered data; strategies for responsible data collection, record-keeping, and analysis of data; responsible ownership, sharing, and storage of data. Material presented in fashion that encourages engagement in the process of ethical decision making.
  • Responsible conduct in data management By Northern Illinois University
    Content covers data selection, collection, handling, analysis, publication and reporting, ownership, and overview of data management. Includes quizzes, games, cases, and opportunities for reflection. Could take from 3-5 hours to go through entire module.
  • Guidelines for responsible data management in scientific research By Clinical Tools Inc.
    Free, online interactive course. Content covers the general rules of appropriate data management; the roles and responsibilities of research staff; and how to communicate about issues of data management with research team. Course materials can be printed in PDF format.
  • Educating clinical staff on clinical research data collection and management By St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    Free online course on clinical/medical data collection Vs clinical research data collection. To educate clinical staff about clinical research data, data collection and data management.

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Office of the Vice President for Research
Western Michigan University
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5456 USA
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