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Data Protection for Student Researchers

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm


Data Protection for Student Researchers
Wednesday 3rd February 2021, 1.00-1.45pm

Are you collecting data as part of your role/course at SHU? Do you know about your responsibilities and obligations in relation to data protection legislation?

Join the Hallam Guild Ethics IR group for this session to learn about GDPR and how it effects the collection of personal data, what documentation you are expected to produce, and some helpful tips on how to make your data as secure as possible. This will be useful for any student working with personal data in research and evaluation, or within roles as student representatives.  It may also be useful for staff members who are supporting student researchers.

Guest facilitator: Lucy Clague (Research Fellow in CDARE, Sheffield Institute of Education)

Session Aims

  1. Discover the 7 Principles of GDPR.
  2. Learn about your responsibilities as a data gatherer or researcher around data protection legislation.
  3. Take away some practical tips on how you can keep the data you collect secure.
  4. Learn about the processes you need to follow and documentation you will need to produce when you collect personal data.

There is a short 15 minute video to watch in preparation for the session: https://shu.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=0cbc422b-e466-4da3-8ef6-acbc0093e8b1

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