Research data management

University of Oulu is determined to promote good research data management. The Program of Responsible Research describes the university level principles of good data management and opening of the data sets.  

Responsible management of the research data is a prerequisite for high quality research and a strategic goal of the University of Oulu. University supports open access to research data in order to promote transparency and openness in science. In 2019, seven new part-time data specialists provide discipline specific data management support for researchers. University of Oulu actively monitors the opening of the metadata for data sets, as well as the quality and quantities of data management plans.

Instructions for researchers can be found on the Research Data Guide site maintained by the Library. For research data related questions, support is available through the researchdata [at] oulu.fi helpdesk.