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Research Data Management (RDM): FAQ

Frequent Asked Questions

Question Answer
Where can I store or backup my raw data? Currently the University does not provide storage for raw datasets, but it is recommended that researchers store their data on the Google Drive provided by the University. Alternatively you can use an external hard drive, but make sure that this is also backed up. Some academic departments provide their own data storage facilities. Contact your supervisor to confirm if your academic department has such a facility.
Where can I upload my research data for data sharing/publishing? The University will roll out a data repository (using the Figshare software platform) in the second half of this year. As an interim measure the Library Services can upload your datasets onto the UPSpace platform