Research Data Stewardship Program



The Research Data Stewardship Program is a training program to provide early-career researchers with the knowledge and skills to be effective data stewards. 

This 8-month program focuses on training, promotion and advocacy for reproducible research; good research data management practices and planning; and FAIR data principles. Topics include data management planning, data storage and security, documentation, and preservation for all disciplines and types of research. Feel empowered to be champions for open research!

Engage in 2 hours of activities each month (all virtual for the 2020-2021 program):


  • - Talks from experts across campus

Self-Paced Work

  • - Apply principles to your research
  • - Explore resources


  • - Engage domain-specific topics and experts




Benefits of participating:

- Learn to manage your data effectively
- Connect with and learn from other people interested in data stewardship from all over campus
- Increase the impact of your research by knowing how to effectively showcase your data
- Expand and develop transferable research data skills
- Receive a virtual binder of program resources via the Open Science Framework
- Be invited to annual program events and to become a Data Mentor for future program years


Registration is closed as of September 14, 2020.

Email for questions.


Organized by Princeton University Library’s Princeton Research Data Service, Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering, and OIT Research Computing