Welcome to the Researchdata website which brings together all information on research data management issues.


By planning you...
  • anticipate all the steps and resources needed to ensure the quality of the research data produced

  • increase your efficiency and effectiveness

  • comply with the requirements of funders


By organising your data and its collection you...
  • limit the risks of data loss

  • increase the transparency of your data and of their analysis processes, making it easier to detect errors or changes

  • establish common practices for your entire project team

By storing your research data you...
  • limit access to your data to authorised persons only

  • limit the risk of loss or destruction of your data

  • increase your data's security

By preserving your research data you...
  • ensure a return on your investment of time and resources

  • make your contribution to research sustainable and easy to reuse by yourself and others


By sharing your research data you...
  • validate the contents and results of your research

  • facilitate new discoveries

  • promote innovation and the creation of new data by other scientists

  • increase the impact of your research through potential future citations and collaborations

  • support Open Research Data and more broadly Open Science


Data Lifecycle


Latest news

— January 31, 2023

Launch of the first Yareta Lunch

The Yareta team is pleased to announce the launch of the Yareta Lunch, which will take place online at regular intervals during the lunch break. Any member of the university community will be able to come and ask questions and seek help on how to use Yareta. The inaugural session will be held on February 8th at 12:30.

— January 26, 2023


From 13 to 17 February 2023, the UNIGE Research Data team is celebrating - together with other Swiss universities and colleges - the love of research data. Check out the programme and join your fellow researchers who will be attending this week!

— December 7, 2021

New version of the Research Data website

In recent months, the Research Data team has been working to add and update content as well as redesign the organisation and navigation of the Research Data website. The newly launched version has been designed to be more ergonomic and to make the content easier to navigate and discover.

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