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Research Data Management

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.

One DMP is required per project.

Please do not attempt your first DMP without assistance.  For assistance please contact Heather Boyd (6304 6767).

 

Click here to download ECU's Data Management Plan template

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

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 - this is where data you've collected should be stored

7 DATA ANALYSIS

8 RESEARCH DISSEMINATION - PUBLISHING