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 21, 2021

Launch of DataFORUM : a platform at the service of research

Open to the entire university community of Geneva, DataFORUM is a space for discussion and assistance on the challenges encountered at the different stages of the life cycle of research data.

— December 8, 2020

Unitec's Zoom permanence

The Unitec team offers a weekly Zoom service for researchers from Geneva’s University, University Hospitals (HUG) and University of Applied Sciences (HES-GE).

— December 8, 2020

Yareta 2.0: Towards greater intuitiveness and autonomy

The new version of Yareta, the digital service for research data archiving and preservation, offers a more intuitive and user-friendly interface, promoting autonomy while improving the user experience.

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