Why manage your data?

  • Increase your research impact: by sharing your data, your number of citations and future collaborations will potentially increase
  • Save your time: planning ahead for your data management needs will save you time and resources.
  • Preserve your data: depositing your data in a repository safeguards your investment of time and resources while preserving your research contribution for you and others to use.
  • Maintain data integrity: managing and documenting your data throughout your project maximises transparency and accountability.
  • Meet grant requirements: many funding agencies now require that researchers deposit data collected as part of a research project.
  • Facilitate new discoveries: sharing your data promotes innovation and potential new data
  • Support open access: spread the knowledge and allow the knowledge to be built on. Show your support for open access by sharing your data.