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:
Effective research data management is a cornerstone of the responsible conduct of research.
It ensures that research data are managed according to legal, statutory, ethical and funding body requirements. Research Data Management covers the planning, collecting, organising, managing, storage, security, backing up, preserving, and sharing your data. 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.
Sound data management procedures can:
Research Data Management applies at all stages of the data lifecycle. This guide provides the information and tools you need to effectively and efficiently manage your research data.
Use the following templates and checklists are to prepare simple Data Management Plans.