"Plan ahead to create high-quality shareable research data"
Good data management is fundamental for high quality research data and research excellence. Data management covers all aspects of handling, organising, documenting and enhancing research data, and enabling their sustainability and sharing.
Early planning of how best to manage research data, including future data sharing, is key to ensure optimal handling of research data over the length of a research project and beyond. Planning is best done using a data management plan.
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