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CREATE & MANAGE DATA
PLANNING FOR SHARING
Good data management is fundamental for high quality research data and research excellence. Data management covers all aspects of handling, organising, documenting and enhancing research data, and enabling their sustainability and sharing. Many research funders require data management and sharing plans at the start of research projects.VIEW MORE ON GETTING STARTED
Many research funders and publishers are committed to a long-term strategy for data resource provision and encourage researchers to share data.VIEW MORE ON WHY SHARE DATA
Data management is not just the responsibility of the researcher who creates the data. Many people are involved in the research process and have potential roles in ensuring the integrity and quality of research data and increasing the potential for data sharing.VIEW MORE ON ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Data management and sharing activities need to be costed into research, in terms of time and resources needed. Early planning of data management can significantly reduce costs.VIEW MORE ON COSTING
There is more than one avenue through which you can share your data. As you start your research consider how your data can be shared.VIEW MORE ON HOW TO SHARE DATA
Our data management checklist can help you identify what you need to do to put into place good data practices, and which actions to take to optimise data sharing.VIEW THE DATA MANAGEMENT CHECKLIST