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Research Data Services at UK: Events & Training

Resources and information to help you get started with data management, data preservation, and data sharing

Data Management Planning: DMP Tool Tutorial

See also:

  1. This self-paced visual tutorial shows you screen images of each detailed step through the DMP Tool.
  2. DMP Tool background information page.

Library-Led Training for Campus Community

UK librarians provide training and informational sessions on data management and UK Libraries' data services throughout the academic year.


April 8, 2020 @ 12pm

By Adrian Ho and Lauren Robinson
"The UK Libraries: Your Partner in Data Management, Data Sharing & Data Preservation"
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Presented in VPR's Lunch & Research Series


  • Scopus & SciVal training
  • Web of Science research metrics

In-House Library Training

UK Libraries provide training and informational sessions to internal staff throughout the academic year on data management and data services.


February 28, 2020 @ 8am-5pm

ACRL Research Data Management Workshop
William T. Young Library

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

IRB Training Information

The University of Kentucky's Human Subject Protection (HSP) training requirement, initially implemented in 2000, requires all study personnel conducting research involving living human subjects, or data or biological specimens derived there from, to be trained in the protection of human subjects initially and complete refresher training every three years.

IRB Review Types

List of the various IRB review types, e.g. full, expedited, exempt, is provided here along with links to required forms.

For more information, contact the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) at (859) 257-9428.

VPR Lunch & Learn Series

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) hosts lunch-and-learn sessions on Wednesdays during the academic year. Session details and recordings of past events are available on the OVPR website.


  • August 24, 2022 --  The State of UK’s Research: Resources, Infrastructure & Strategic Plans.Presenter: Lisa Cassis, Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)



  • February 16, 2022 -- Just Get Rid of It? The Importance of Data Annotation and Storage / Helene Lake-Bullock (Assistant Vice President for Research, Director, Office of Research Integrity) and Alan Daugherty (Associate Vice President for Research)
  • February 24, 2021 -- Big Data: Ethics, Resources and Potential Collaboration / Dan Stone (Rosenthal Endowed Chair), Matthew Zook (Department of Geography), Gregory Erhardt (Department of Civil Engineering), Jeffrey Talbert (Institute for Biomedical Informatics)

Campus-Wide Training