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Meetup: Doing research from home in a responsible way

When:Tu 01-12-2020 15:00 - 16:30

We cordially invite you to the online RDO/DFH Groningen Digital Competence Center Meetup: "Doing research from home in a responsible way" on Tuesday, 1 December 2020.


Overall aim of this meetup is to have a safe and inclusive working environment during the pandemic.

We will discuss (examples of) available challenges and dilemmas for researchers and possible (IT) solutions, security and ethical issues. This meetup is meant to give awareness to different sectors of UG, so they can prioritize which facilities needs to be put in place faster.

During the meeting, you will also have a chance to discuss (your) challenges when doing research from home.

Register for the Meetup

  • Please, register your attendance and feel free to share the announcement with your colleagues.
  • Language: English
  • Audience: UG researchers and research support staff


5:00 – 15:05 RDO support during the COVID-19 crisis and upcoming Meetups

Fareeba Sheedfar, DVM, PhD, Manager Research Data Office (RDO)

15:05 – 15:20 Doing research remotely: challenges and possible solutions from an ongoing research.

Thomas Lowe, MSc, PhD student, Population Research Centre, Faculty of Spatial Sciences

15:20 – 15:35 Discussing synchronous video tools for academic research

Jorn Seubers, PhD, Research & Innovation Support, Center for Information Technology

15:35 – 15:50 Working from home and the protection of personal data

Arjen Deenen, LLM, Data Protection Office (ABJZ)

15:50 – 16:05 Strategies for Humanizing Communication

Tracy Poelzer, M.Ed, Educational Support and Innovation (ESI), Center for Information Technology

16:05 – 16:30 Plenary session_ the challenges of doing research from home

Shirin Faraji, Prof. Dr, Theoretical Chemistry, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials

and the presenters

16:30 Online drinks