Research Data Management

Research Data Management (RDM) underpins research excellence and ‘concerns the organisation of data, from its entry to the research cycle through to the dissemination and archiving of valuable results.

It aims to ensure reliable verification of results, and permits new and innovative research built on existing information’. (Whyte, A., Tedds, J. (2011) ‘Making the Case for Research Data Management’. DCC Briefing Papers. Edinburgh, Digital Curation Centre. Available online:

Good research data management covers a project from conception to delivery and enables staff and students to meet the requirements of the University’s Research Data Management Policy (ADD03), research funders and legislation.

Key Resources for Staff:

If you have any queries, please email the Research Office 

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