Human Research Data in Practice – Virtual Workshop 20th April 2021


The workshop aims to address MPG colleagues on all  fronts of data collection, analysis and evaluation in human sciences. We would like to exchange views on the existing problems and the possible solutions that may already have been found. These are problems in everyday practice, IT solutions, or dealing with research data that are generated on, with or by people.


The workshop will focus on exchange, so we will plan lightning talks and devote a lot of time to joint discussions. We are keen to hear from as many contributors as possible: would you be interested to present on a research management topic close to your heart? We are very grateful to receive theme proposals, e.g. for lightning talks, until 26th February 2021.


09:00 a.m.Welcome and Short Introduction
09:05 a.m.Start Session 1: Structure Research Data
Suse Prejawa (MPI CBS):  I think I have really good data … except I cannot find it anywhere – Organising research data in a structured way (presentation slides, MPG IP needed)

Dr. Cornelius Abel (MPI AE): Where does all the aesthetic data go? Research data workflow at the MPI for empirical aesthetics (presentation slides, MPG IP needed)

Dustin Eirdosh (MPI EVA): Opportunities and challenges in qualitative data synthesis for school culture research (presentation slides, MPG IP needed)
10:30 a.m.Virtual Coffee Break
10:45 a.m.Start Session 2: Organise Research Data
Dr. Saskia Helbling (MPI AE & MPI CBS): BIDS and pieces – How to organize and describe your neuroimaging data (presentation slides, MPG IP needed)

Timo Göttel (MPIB): GDPR workflows with the subject database Castellum (presentation slides, MPG IP needed)
12:00 p.m.Final Discussion
12:15 p.m.End

Dates and Details

Date: 20th April 2021, 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Venue: Virtual, access will be sent out before the event

Participants: Open for all employees of MPG and associated institutions

Language: English

Contact: rdm [at] mpdl [dot] mpg [dot] de


The workshop is organised by Suse Prejawa (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences), Dr. Cornelius Abel (Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics), Michael Franke, and Dr. Yves Vincent Grossmann (both Max Planck Digital Library).


The registration is closed.