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Gap filling

Once you’ve labelled your markers, you may find that some of your marker trajectories have gaps where data is missing. There are different techniques available for filling gaps. Mari and …

Anatomical Terminology

Anatomy is a topic that is usually covered in semester-long courses, so here we will only give a basic overview. In the video, we focused on the more visual aspects …

End of course reflections

Back in the library, Jonna and Alexander reflect on using motion capture in research. What are some of the general challenges with performing motion capture? Can you do it alone? …

Good versus best practice

This week we have presented many “best practice” strategies. This may feel overwhelming for some. Sometimes, it is also not feasible to aim for the best solution. However, instead of …

Licensing

What type of license should you use on your files? And how can you use other peoples’ files? Licensing is a large and complicated juridical field, and here we will …

Copyright

Research often builds on copyrighted material. Researchers also produce new material that they themselves hold the copyright to. Alexander met up with Solveig Isis Sørbø, a librarian with copyright expertise, …

Intellectual Property Rights

In this article, we will give a quick overview of intellectual property rights. According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation, intellectual property refers to: …creations of the mind, such as …

Data storage

How data is stored is an important component of data management. It is good practice to think about storage solutions during the planning phase. Many institutions have guidelines in place. …

Metadata and the FAIR principles

Systematically documented data is key to making the data understandable, findable, citable, accessible, and reusable. Metadata is structured information that describes, explains, and locates data, making it easier to retrieve, …

File naming and organization

A clear folder structure and file naming convention help when organizing your data. They are essential when collaborating with others. Like data management plans, there is no single method for …

Data management plans

Developing a data management plan (DMP) is the first step to ensure good and safe data handling throughout the research process. A DMP should be thought of as a living …

Introduction to data management

Kayla meets up with Matthew Good from the University Library to talk about the data lifecycle and what components are in there.

Consent forms

There are many things to think about when doing research on and with humans. The requirements will be based on your institution, funder, country, and possibly where you want to …

Privacy

How does one deal with privacy in research? Kayla meets up with Agata Bochynska from the University Library to discuss what one needs to think about when performing research on …

Ethical research

As a researcher or practitioner, you have an independent responsibility to ensure that your activities are in accordance with good research practice and recognised scientific and ethical principles. If you …