The Research Skills Development Webinar Series is aimed to help early career researchers and the CODATA Connect community who want to sharpen their skills in relation the analysis and stewardship of data and in relation to core research competences. We hope to provide timely and useful insights from experts and provide a platform for discussion among early career researchers and alumni of the CODATA and CODATA-RDA training activities. In this webinar series, we will showcasing the conducting research using data, effectively writing the results from the data, promoting, sharing, and discussing how data-based evidence can be used for improving educational outcomes. In addition, we will also look into enhancing software skills according to the change in technology. The series will also cover writing skills, including how to author a research article and how to prepare grant proposals. Suggestions for topics and speakers are welcome!