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Research data management: sensitive data (January)

The course will cover the legal, ethical and contractual requirements, and practical advice on the management of sensitive data

  • 17 Jan 2019, 11.15am to 17 Jan 2019, 1.05pm GMT
  • Room to be confirmed, University of Bath
  • This event is free

About the workshop

This session will help you meet the particular challenges of working with sensitive data: obtaining informed consent, keeping data confidential, meeting ethical and contractual requirements, and setting up restricted data sharing both during and after your project.

Learning outcomes

After the workshop you will be able to

  • understand the legal and ethical frameworks for sensitive data
  • over the relevant data issues when wording your consent forms
  • keep data secure from unauthorised access
  • share sensitive data securely with other researchers
  • anonymise data to allow it to be shared more widely
  • ask the right people for help with sensitive data issues

Speaker profiles

Dr Alison Nightingale
Research Data Librarian

Lisa Whitfield
University Legal Office

Who should attend

Doctoral students

Booking details

Register for this event


Room to be confirmed University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom


If you have any questions, please contact us.