This guide provides an overview of research data management. It covers basic information to get you started, and with links to resources providing detailed information and processes.
Research data is the information you collect during your original research.
It could be in documents, spreadsheets, laboratory or field notebooks, interview transcripts, images or video, specimens or samples, code or algorithms, and from observational, experimental, simulation, derived or compiled data.
Research data management refers to the active curation of data throughout the research life-cycle.
By managing your data you will:
Researchers should follow AUT data management and ethical guidelines to manage your research data. Check the Research data management Q&A page on Tuia.