What does a Data Steward do?

You want to take your research data management to the next level, but do not know how? Would you like a contact person who can provide you with advice and support throughout the lifecycle of your research data?

The team of the FAIR Data Austria project cordially invites you to the webinar “What does a Data Steward do?”.

20.5.2021 10 – 12 Uhr, online

Target group: Researchers, data stewards, research support personnel, management – universities, research and funding institutions

Language: English

The webinar “What does a Data Steward do?” will introduce you to the experts who can provide you with comprehensive advice and support on your research data management questions and challenges. You will gain interesting insights into the role and tasks of data stewards that span the entire research data lifecycle. Take this opportunity to learn more about data stewardship and the tools and services available.


10.00-10.10 Welcome & opening
10.10-10.35 Professionalising data stewardship in the Netherlands, Mijke Jetten, Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences
10.35-11.00 Data Stewardship at TU Delft – Heather Andrews
11.00-11.10 Coffee break
Tandem Talks: Data Stewards and Researchers from TU Graz
11.10-11.25 Sarah Stryeck & Benedikt Riegler
11.25-11.40 Hermann Schranzhofer & Christoph Moser
11.40-11.55 Alexander Gruber & Armin Zankel
12.00 Closing

About the Event Series

The event series “Research Data Management in Austria” is aimed at researchers and / or people involved in research support and serves to promote networking and exchange on the topic of research data management, writing a data management plan and similar related topics.


This event will be recorded. This recording will then be publicly available on the FAIR Data Austria website and in openly accessible repositories. If you do not want your video and audio recordings to be published, you can turn off both your camera and microphone during the entire event. We collect and process your personal data for the organization and administration of the online workshop only. In this context, your data will also be passed on to the Graz University of Technology as a project partner and organizer of this event.

You will receive the information about dailing in by email in advance. Participation is limited, so please register by May, 18th at the latest at: