FAIR Data, Workflows, and Research

These lessons will teach you how to make your research objects more FAIR with practical, hands-on advice.

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FAIR Data Management

The FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) data stewardship created the foundation for sharing and publishing digital assets. These lessons will apply to machine accessibility and emphasize that all digital assets should share data in a way that will enable maximum use and reuse.

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings Input dataset Workflows
FAIR in a nutshell
Making clinical datasets FAIR
Sequence data submission to ENA
FAIR data management solutions
FAIR Galaxy Training Material
FAIR Bioimage Metadata
REMBI - Recommended Metadata for Biological Images – metadata guidelines for bioimaging data
FAIRification of an RNAseq dataset

Make workflows FAIR with RO-Crate

This section brought to you by the BY-COVID project, and will teach you how to make your research objects more FAIR with practical, hands-on advice.

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings Input dataset Workflows
RO-Crate - Introduction
Workflow Run RO-Crate Introduction
Exporting Workflow Run RO-Crates from Galaxy
RO-Crate in Python
Best practices for workflows in GitHub repositories
Submitting workflows to LifeMonitor

FAIR Pointers

This series of lessons will tackle FAIR from the perspective of the 15 FAIR Principles published in 2016. You will learn about: FAIR and its origins The FAIR Principles and its basic characteristics.

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings Input dataset Workflows
FAIR and its Origins
Data Registration
Persistent Identifiers


Assorted Tutorials

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings Input dataset Workflows
Data management in Medicinal Chemistry

Galaxy instances

You can use a public Galaxy instance which has been tested for the availability of the used tools. They are listed along with the tutorials above.

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