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MANTRA is a free online course for those who manage digital data as part of their research project.

MANTRA is a free, online non-assessed course with guidelines to help you understand and reflect on how to manage the digital data you collect throughout your research. It aimed at post-graduate students, early career researchers, and also information professionals, and is freely available on the web for anyone to explore on their own.

Through a series of interactive online units you will learn about terminology, key concepts, and best practice in research data management.

There are eight online units in this course and one set of offline (downloadable) data handling tutorial.

DISCLAIMER: The information contained on this article/URL is intended to provide general guidance - the materials have not been quality assured by the Global Health Network’s Training Centre, merely a useful resource, which I came across.

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Bookmarked by Nina Jamieson on 12 Feb 2018
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How to avoid a data management nightmare

A short video from the NYU Health Sciences Libraries with some top tips on good data management, including considering naming conventions etc.

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Bookmarked by Nina Jamieson on 12 Feb 2018
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Welcome to the Association for Data Management in the Tropics (ADMIT)

ADMIT brings together professionals in clinical data management from within the academic research with focus on low/middle-income countries of the tropics.

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Bookmarked by The Editorial Team on 21 Nov 2016
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Evidence International is dedicated to strengthening health systems in low-resource settings by improving the capacity for, and access to, evidence-based health care. They empower health care professionals and students with user-centred education, tools, and technology to build capacity for evidence-based practice, to promote evidence-based health care, and to produce translational clinical research in low-resource settings.

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Bookmarked by The Editorial Team on 27 Apr 2015
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ACADM: Academic Data Management Network (Additional interest for native French speakers)

I would like to introduce this group of Data Managers working in acadmec settings like most of us ADMIT members. Because we have the same goals and chalanges you may be interested in their achievements and prospects.

'AcaDM has been created in November 2008, this professional network is the only one in France dedicated to data management activities in academic clinical research .
It brings together data managers from University Hospitals, Cancer research Centres, learned societies and government agencies. It provides a forum for discussion between experts in order to standardize and improve practices.'


To share experience
To work on Data Management topics and issue
To promote data management activities

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Bookmarked by Yves Claeys on 7 Feb 2014
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