Watch: Better Research Through Better Data Live with IDRC

David O'Brien, Senior Program Specialist, IDRC

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Discover the benefits of sharing research data, and how the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) can help you. Watch this Better Research Through Better Data Live recording to find out:

  • Who does the IDRC aim to help?
  • What does the IDRC do to help researchers manage and share their data?
  • What is the IDRC doing to support research on COVID-19?
  • What next for the IDRC with regard to research data?

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About the speaker

David O’Brien is a Senior Program Specialist at the International Development Research Centre, Canada. He is a member of IDRC’s Open Data Working Group that shaped the organization’s position on open data and the tools to support data management. Programmatically, he has developed research programs promoting knowledge and innovation in the fields of health, climate change, economic development and science and technology policy. He is a social scientist and studied innovation and development at Wageningen University, University of Sussex, and the University of British Columbia.

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