Managing research data effectively during your project
Cardiff University's Guidance for Managing Research Records & Data includes sections on:
- What records should be created and kept
- Data collection and record creation
- Data and records management during the research project
- Data and records management on completion of the research project
You can also refer to our Electronic Data Storage advice.
For guidance on naming documents and managing version control, see the Governance and Compliance guidance leaflets web page.
For guidance on information security see the Information Security Framework Programme web pages.
The University's Research, Innovation and Enterprise Services has guidance on research involving clinical trials including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Data Management.
Research Data MANTRA:
Research Data MANTRA is a course designed for PhD students and others who are planning a research project using digital data. It includes units on organising data, documentation and metadata, and file formats and transformation.
Step by step guides to help you manage and preserve your data:
DCC (Digital Curation Centre):
Archaeology Data Service Guides to Good Practice: