Intersection Between Research Data Management and Research Ethics


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On Thursday, 27 April 2023, Thérèse Ahern (Metadata & Research Data Librarian) outlined the intersection between research data management and research ethics, with a particular emphasis on “how to” complete the appropriate sections of the human research ethics application forms.


As part of the University’s commitment to research excellence, research data should be managed to the highest standards throughout its lifecycle. The University’s Research Data Management Policy and Human Research Ethics Policy state that the appropriate management of research data is an essential component of research ethics. The University’s human research ethics application forms ( reflect this and aim to ensure that the appropriate planning is in place before data collection, so that researchers adhere to legal responsibilities and responsibilities to study funders, participants and fellow researchers.

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