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Research data management

What is RDM?

See our introduction to RDM and find out what the University and/or your funder expects.

The University of York recognises the importance of research data management (RDM) in underpinning research excellence and integrity.

These pages outline good practice in managing your research data which, if you adopt, should be beneficial to you, the University, fellow researchers and society.

Good RDM practice in three stages:

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End of your project

To meet University and/or your funder requirements, start sharing, preserving and depositing your data by:


RDM 101, an online tutorial designed to provide you with an introduction to research data management. Available to staff and research postgraduates. Complete the tutorial in the VLE

See our Guidance, support and training pages to get help with meeting the University and your funder's RDM requirements.

The Open Research team is here to help. Email us:

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