Annual National Research Data Workshop 2023

Highlights of the Annual National Research Data Workshop 2023

The Annual National Research Data Workshop, which was hosted by DIRISA, took place in the scenic country of South Africa in 2023. It was a great success, attracting academics, researchers, and data enthusiasts from all around the country. Attendees congregated at the CSIR International Convention Centre for three fruitful days to learn about the most recent developments and trends in research data management.

The workshop’s schedule was carefully planned, and it included engaging panel discussions, and keynote addresses from renowned subject-matter experts. Participants had enlightening discussions and shared information and best practices for efficiently gathering, processing, and storing research data.

Researchers from various fields found points of agreement as they worked together to maximize the possibilities of data-driven research. New relationships and collaborations were cultivated through stimulating discussions and networking opportunities, fostering the innovative spirit that underpins research and academia.

The feeling of accomplishment and inspiration persisted as the Annual National Research Data Workshop 2023 came to a conclusion. The attendees’ united dedication to promoting research through data-driven insights left a lasting impression and offered hope for a better future for research initiatives across the country.

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