Good data guidelines

This workshop provides advice on the efficient collection, management and preprocessing of bioscience and health data.  How you set up and define your data is critical to the future value of that data.  Implementing a good data management strategy can have many benefits, including:

  • Better usability
  • Easier error checking and correction
  • Faster time to results
  • Easier submission to public resources to support research publications


  • Data Life Cycle & Management Plan
  • Storage, Retention & Access
  • Data Logging
  • File and Variable Naming Conventions
  • Data Entry, Validation & Cleaning
  • Derived Variables & Transformations

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