Introduction to Research Data Management in the Social Sciences

Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 9:00 AM


Research data management is becoming increasingly important in all stages of the research data life cycle. Data in the Social Science encompasses a wide range of data from interviews and surveys to observational data, data in different formats and of both quantitative and qualitative nature. This workshop will provide an overview of research data management in the Social Sciences, and offer guidance on how to implement best practices in the entirety of the research data life cycle from planning to publishing.

Learning Goals

The workshop will give a short introduction to research data management in the Social Sciences, focus on senstitive / personal data and present how to work with social science data, both quantitative and qualitative. Participants will be able to ask questions and discuss their specific concerns in smaller groups and the plenary session.


Online workshop


Researchers in the Social Sciences, doctoral students in the Social Sciences

Target Group

Doctoral candidates (Beginner), Researchers (Beginner), University teachers (Beginner)



Date and Time

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 9:00 AM

Duration: 180 min

Format: Online session

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Maximum participants: 12

Lecturer: Julia Sophie Geistberger, Lisa Hirsch

Further Information

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Preliminary information for participants and technical requirements: The webinar will take place via the platform Moodle of the University of Vienna. If you have never been active in Moodle before, we ask you to log in/register once with your u:account - immediately after registering for this course - via Moodle. Only then can we find you in Moodle and register you as a participant - thus guaranteeing participation via Moodle!

You will need: PC/laptop with headset or headphones with extra microphone, if possible webcam; stable internet connection; recommended browsers: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari; entering the webinar is possible 15 minutes before the training starts.