Research Data Management (Policy & guidance)

Written by Sandrine Alarcon-Symonds |

The University of London is committed to promoting the highest standards of academic research, including excellence in research data management.

Research Data Management is a very important part of undertaking research. Managing research data runs through the entire lifecycle of the project and beyond. This new policy endorses best practice within Research Data Management by supporting integrity of the process, which includes transparency, discoverability, accessibility and re-use.

The latest Research Data Management Policy documents are available here:

Research Data Management Policy

The Policy aims to provide clarity on what research data means for researchers at the University of London and the responsibilities that each of us (researchers, staff, students, and the institution as a whole) has regarding the policy and its implementation. [policy url]

This Policy is part of the University Data Management Governance Policy. It is in particular an integral part of the Code of Good Practice in Research and is linked to other Research policies, available here: . This Policy is to be read in conjunction with the Research Data Management Guidance.

Research Data Management Guidance

The guidance aims to cover the various intricacies of research data management and to outline the institutional role to both support and monitor implementation of the policy.

All researchers (staff, students and fellows) across the University are asked to familiarise themselves with the new policy and its guidance.

Research Data Lifecycle (by DTU AIS Bibliometrics and Data Management - licensed under CC0 1.0)

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