There is a growing relevance of managing and sharing research data. Several research funders (e.g. EC) mandate  research data management plans and research data to be as openly available as possible at the end of a project. more

Research Data Managment Plan

In a nutshell an RDM-plan is a strategic document outlining the handling of data throughout its lifecycle, which covers measures during and after your research project. It is a very useful tool for determining and documenting actions as well as supporting the overall project planning. As a basis for the reusability of data it can furthermore prevent many data management issues or help to handle others. There is not only one manner how to draft an RDM-plan but a vast field of possibilities. It is very much depending on research field, complexity and size of the project. But typically researchers are asked to cover: