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Data management for students: Data management plan

Research Data Management (RDM) for students of the Radboud University

What is a Data Management Plan (DMP)?

A data management plan is a formal document written at the start of the research (of your thesis). It provides an overview of all aspects regarding data management during and after your research.


Steps of the data management plan

Data Management Plan: template

This exemplary Data Management Plan (DMP) structure may help you as a checklist for how to manage your data during your thesis or other research project.

Takes the following mportant aspects such as into consideration:

  • nature of research data
  • hardware and software
  • file types
  • size of data
  • storage during research
  • documentation
  • ethical aspects
  • legal aspects
  • research timeline