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Research Data Management

Research Data Management

What is Research Data Management? 

"Research Data Management, or RDM, is the responsible stewardship of the data created or generated as part of a research project. It involves the responsible storage, description, and protection of research data, and should be an integral early part of any research project." Research Data Management, UWinnipeg.

Why is Research Data Management important? 

  • Funders and journal publishers are increasingly making RDM a priority and a requirement. See the Tri-Agency DRAFT Research Data Management Policy here
  • Reduce the risk of data loss 
  • Increase research efficiency and integrity
  • Make your research more visible
  • Enable collaboration.
How should I begin?  
With a Data Management Plan! Try Portage Network's easy-to-use data management planning tool:
For more information on RDM planningcollecting and sharing visit UWinnipeg's RDM website.

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