Data Horror Week


On Halloween, things get really spooky at the Thuringian Competence Network for Research Data Management:

Every day during our Data Horror Week, we present a new Research Data ScaryTale, in which the drastic consequences of careless handling of research data become obvious.

And here are the new tales:

In addition to these tricks played to reseachers, we have a treat for you:

We are giving away the exclusive Research Data ScaryTales card game with 50 creepy and newly illustrated stories!



From October 26th you can take part in our Twitter Challenge on @FDMThueringen or write a mail with the subject ScaryTales to

What do you have to do? Send us a Halloween picture with a statement how you will use the game and leave a shipping address. That’s it.

We will ship the new Research Data ScaryTales card game to the first 100 participants.


Note: By sending in the picture you allow us to create and publish a Halloween collage afterwards.

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