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Workshop: "Maintaining privacy with open data"

by Prof. Dr. Felix Schönbrodt and Dr. Anton Marx.


When: February 17th 2019, 9:30 - 16:00
Where: TBD
Sign Up: [fully booked]

The OSC offers a workshop on data privacy and anonymity for participants ranging from graduate students to professors. The workhop will be held by Felix Schönbrodt and Anton Marx.


  • Why should we share data?
  • Which kinds of research data need to be protected? What are personal data?
  • How can the risk of re-identification be assessed?
  • How can data be anonymized?
  • A short discussion about new technological solutions that allow sharing sensible data (e.g. synthetical data, scientific use files, differential privacy)
  • What are easy steps to enhance procedural safety in the use of sensible data?
The workshop contains of both theoretical input and hands-on exercises. Please bring your own laptop (preferably with R and RStudio installed). Skills in R will be beneficial but not essential.
Notice: End of march or beginning of April, there will be another OSC workshop on "Advanced Power Analysis". Announcement will be made seperately on the OSC news website.