Bodleian iSkills: Working with sensitive research data in the Social Sciences and Humanities
A workshop outlining some of the key principles to bear in mind when working with sensitive or restricted research, whether collected yourself or obtained from a third party source such as a data archive. Issues of confidentiality, informed consent, cybersecurity and data management will be covered. Examples of scenarios or concerns drawn from the research of participants are particularly welcome. The role of support services at Oxford will also be outlined and in particular the role of the Bodleian Data Librarian who will lead the session. Follow up consultations with the Data librarian or other subject consultants are also offered.

Intended Audience: All DPhil students and research staff in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Date: 15 February 2022, 10:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Hilary 2022)
Venue: Venue to be announced
Speakers: John Southall (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford), John Pilbeam (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford)
Organising department: Bodleian Research and Learning Support
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Part of: Bodleian iSkills - Workshops in Information Discovery and Scholarly Communications
Booking required?: Required
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Cost: Free
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Dorothy Rutherford