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Research Data Management: Introduction

Did you know?

The three Canadian federal funding agencies--Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)--are working together to produce a Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy. The draft of this policy was released in August 2018.

What is Research Data Management?

"Research Data Management Primer." Portage Network

Definition of Research Data

"Research Data." CASRAI

Who is involved in RDM?

Research data are produced by people in all fields and disciplines of study, from lab sciences to fine arts, and involves people in many different roles and offices across campus. It is important to recognize data creation as part of every research process in order to be able to document, preserve, and share your data throughout its lifecycle.


Contact the Research Data Management Coordinator for assistance and further information regarding research data management.