A (short) introduction to research data management

As a funded university researcher, you have a responsibility to use your funds appropriately and properly, and funding agencies are quite rightly determined to ensure that their investments return maximum benefit and value. The more impact and research mileage your work generates, the better for everyone, including the funding agencies who will know their money … Continue reading A (short) introduction to research data management

Bite-sized RDM #3 – data management plans

All funding bodies require applicants to describe what data will be produced in a project, and how it will be managed during the project, and how it will become/remain accessible to the scientific community after the project. The normal method for compliance with these policies is to write a Data Management Plan.  Many funding bodies provide forms or … Continue reading Bite-sized RDM #3 – data management plans