How to anonymise qualitative and quantitative data
|Starts:||11:00 21 Apr 2022|
|Ends:||12:30 21 Apr 2022|
|What is it:||Workshop|
|Organiser:||Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research|
The past two years has involved a huge change in expectations for researchers in how they manage and share participants’ information. There are new legal obligations, such as the new GDPR regulations, as well as a greater emphasis in sharing data after the completion of a research project.
The process of anonymisation is an essential part to protect the identities of research participants while complying with these ethical and legal standards. Before sharing, archiving, or publishing data, you should ensure that all identifying and disclosive information is managed appropriately and redacted when necessary.
Join us as we critically discuss what is meant by “disclosive data” and strategies for anonymising quantitative and qualitative data. We will look specifically at key differences between anonymisation and pseudonymisation and discuss how to responsibly use, plus share data using a three-prong strategy for protecting participants’ identities.
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