This guide provides information about managing research data. It is intended for staff and students at the University of Queensland.
Research data are generated for different purposes and through a range of processes. It can include but is not limited to:
Research data represents significant value to researchers and the University of Queensland, and good stewardship of research data is necessary to validate the outcomes of research, and maintain the integrity of research results.
Research Data Management covers the planning, collecting, organising, managing, storage, security, backing up, preserving, and sharing your data. It ensures that research data are managed according to legal, statutory, ethical and funding body requirements.
Sound data management procedures can:
This guide provides the information and tools you need to effectively and efficiently manage your research data at every stage of the data lifecycle.
Use the following templates and checklists are to prepare simple Data Management Plans.