Data management training from around the web

Data management training is available from a range of providers. A small selection of material from around the web is given below.

To see the full selection of training resources listed in this catalogue, including details of Oxford's own provision, you can use the filtering options at the top of the main Tools, services, and training page.

Online courses and resources

    Data Management Expert Guide

    A guide to data management throughout the research life cycle, from CESSDA (Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives).

    Research Data Management and Sharing

    A MOOC developed by the the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Edinburgh, offered via Coursera. (Please note that while a free version is available, a charge applies for the full version of this course.)

    Data Carpentry

    A lesson program within The Carpentries, designed to teach concepts, skills, and tools for working more effectively with data.

    Data Tree

    A free online course for researchers, scientists, and anyone working with data, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

    FOSTER Courses

    A range of online training courses, including:

    School of Data

    Online courses on cleaning, exploring, extracting, and presenting data - and more.

    PORT Training Resources

    A collection of online training modules from the School of Advanced Study, University of London, covering various topics such as:

    The Programming Historian

    Tutorials to help humanists learn a wide range of digital tools and techniques to facilitate their research.

    Essentials 4 Data Support

    An introductory course for those who support researchers in storing, managing, archiving and sharing their research data, from Research Data Netherlands.

    Research Data Management (RDM) Open Training Materials

    A curated collection of openly accessible training materials, hosted on Zenodo.

    Manage, Improve and Open Up Your Research and Data

    A module looking at emerging trends and best practice in data management, quality assessment and IPR issues, from Parthenos Training.


    Data management toolkits for postgraduates and early career researchers in the visual arts.

    Materials for trainers

    Data Management Skillbuilding Hub

    A repository for open educational resources on data management, such as lessons, best practices, and videos.

    New England Collaborative Data Management Curriculum

    Teaching materials for a series of training modules for medical and other science researchers.