Do you want to take your research data management to the next level, but don’t yet know how? You would like to have a contact person who can provide you with advice and support throughout the lifecycle of your research data?

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

The webinar “What does a Data Steward do?” will introduce you to those experts who can provide you with comprehensive advice and support on your questions and challenges in research data management. 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 about data stewardship and the tools and services available.


  • 10.00-10.10 Welcome and opening remarks.
  • 10.10-10.35 Professionalization of data stewards in the Netherlands, Mijke Jetten, Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences.
  • 10.35-11.00 Data Stewardship at the TU Delft – Heather Andrews
  • 11.00-11.10 Coffee Break
    Tandem Talks: Data Stewards and Researchers at 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 research support staff and serves to promote networking and exchange on the topic of research data management, writing a data management plan, and similar related topics.


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

You will receive the dial-in information in time by e-mail.


When: May 20, 2021 at 10:00am

Where: online – There is a limited number of participants, so please register no later than 5/18/2021.

Target audience: researchers, data stewards, research support people, management – universities, research and funding agencies.

Language: English