How can the Aalto Data Agents help you?

Data Agents provide training, consultations to research groups, and individual help through the [email protected] support address.
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Data Agents extend Aalto University's data support services with discipline-specific expertise, and they can help with questions such as:

•    How is personal data processed and anonymised?
•    How is research data stored and shared with collaborators?
•    How is research data organised and documented?
•    How to choose a suitable data repository for data sharing?
•    How to choose a license for a dataset or code?
•    Aalto Research Software Engineers
•    Aalto Data Hub

Contact the Data Agents directly or send your questions to [email protected]. The consultations are free-of-charge.

Research group consultations

Data management is teamwork. Interested in developing your group’s daily routines? Contact [email protected] for customised presentations and consultations on the data management themes you need most.


Training given by the Aalto Data Agents is currently ongoing. Remaining webinars this autumn include topics such as software work for research group leaders, responsible conduct of research, study pre-registration and registered reports, and an introduction to research data management in chemistry. See the webinars for autumn 2022. Many of the past webinars are available on YouTube. The training will continue again in the spring with another set of webinars.

Learn more about the RDM support available at Aalto University:

Research Data Management (RDM) and Open Science

Properly managed research data creates competitive edge and is an important part of a high-quality research process. Here you will find links to support, services and instructions for research data management.

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Training in Research Data Management and Open Science

We offer free and open to all training in research data management and open science.

RDM & Open Science Training

Data Agents

Data Agents are researchers who work to improve data management in their department, school, or unit.

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