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Research Data Management

This guide will assist you to store and manage your research data throughout the research data lifecycle, from planning to publishing!

What are my Research Data responsibilities?

Research data is valuable - to you, the University of Tasmania, other researchers and the Australian community.

UTAS researchers and HDR candidates are responsible for the management of research data generated throughout a research project. 

Refer to the following University procedures for guidance

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What is Research Data?

Facts, observations, measurements or experiences on which an argument, theory or test is based.

Research data may be numerical, descriptive or visual. Research data may be raw or analysed, experimental or observational. Includes laboratory notebooks, field notebooks, primary research data, questionnaires, audiotapes, videotapes, models, photographs, films, test responses, and any other records that are necessary for the reconstruction and evaluation of the reported results of research.

University of Tasmania's Definition of Research Data