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Research Data Management: ECU Data Management Plan

ECU Data Management Plan Template

Who needs to lodge a DMP (Data Management Plan)?

All ECU staff and Higher Degree by Research students involved in research and research-related activities.

 

ECU Data Management Policy
(includes link to Data Management Plan template)

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Word version of the ECU Data Management Plan
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For more information

Contacts:

Research Data Management Plan - please email library research staff at researchonline@ecu.edu.au

Research Project Folders in Records and Archives Management and Retention - please contact ECU Records and Archives Management Service.

Making your Dataset available for re-use - please email library research staff at researchonline@ecu.edu.au

For storage of Research Data while research is ongoing - ECU staff should contact IT services while ECU higher degree students should place a request through their supervisor. Access to these files can be protected and limited.

Recommended Structure for Research Data Folders

Example of Research Project (RP) Folder Structure in your Shared Drive Environment

RAMS has recommended the following top level file structure for use while the research project is in process. Arranging your documents in line with the structure facilitates the easy transfer of all project files into RAMS post-project from ECU Box or shared files.

RP1_0010 - YOUR NAME - RESEARCH PROJECT TITLE

1 PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

2 RESEARCH TEAM AGREEMENTS

3 RESEARCH TEAM ETHICS

4 RESEARCH TEAM FINANCE

5 RESEARCH REPORTING

6 CONDUCTING RESEARCH

7 DATA ANALYSIS

8 RESEARCH DISSEMINATION - PUBLISHING