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After your research

Learn about financial reporting, archiving and publishing research data, legal advice, and more.

At the end of the project you might need to provide a final financial report. Contact your local financial contact point for help and advice.

Financial administration

Is your project financed by second and third sources of funding (national / EU grants and the private sector)? Then you should consult the Regulations on Working for Third Parties to find out about issues you will need to take into account. 

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During your research project you have probably collected data. Your local data management support staff or the Center for Digital Scholarship can help you with specifics of archiving and publishing this data.

Research data management checklist

A guide to sound data management at every stage of your research 

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Archiving and publishing data

Research output may also include data sets: how to archive and publish your research data

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Long-term data retention

Satisfying the long-term data retention requirements

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Research data services catalogue

All the facilities for data management and storage for your research 

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You might have collected some personal data. The privacy office can help you determine what data you can keep and for how long.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Information on the GDPR

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Privacy Office

Contact information for the Privacy Office 

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After your research you might share data and materials with other parties. The legal department of Luris can help you set up the appropriate contracts.

Legal Support for research contracts

Are you looking for legal support on research contracts and intellectual property? Leiden University has legal counsels with different expertise areas who can give you information and advice. 

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Save time making RfAs, CDAs and MTAs using the Luris Contract Tool

You can easily make your own Requests for Approval (RfA), Confidentiality Agreements (CDA) and Material Transfer Agreements (MTA) with the Luris Contract Tool. The Contract Tool can easily be accessed on the Luris website. 

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When sharing and publishing your results it is always good to keep academic integrity in mind.

Academic integrity

The integrity and reliability of academic research are of fundamental importance. The Netherlands Code of Conduct for Research Integrity serves as a guideline for all employees and students of Leiden University.

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During your research project you might have created some intellectual property worth protecting and commercializing. Luris can help you with the entire process, from patenting to setting up a business.

I have an invention, what should I do?

In the course of your research for the university, you may discover something completely new. If  you believe this discovery could ultimately be of benefit to society, we advise you to contact the Luris Business Developers to discuss your invention and evaluate your options. 

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Patents and patenting process

Do you want to protect your invention from being commercialised by others without your consent? Find out all about patents and the patenting process. For support and advice contact the Business Development team at Luris. 

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Collaborations with industry or societal partners

Has your research revealed interesting possibilities that could be further developed into new products or processes? Luris can advise you on the best strategy to follow. And help you identify partners to help you take these ideas forward. 

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Who owns my intellectual property?

Any intellectual property that you produce while you are employed at LUMC or Leiden University will be owned by LUMC or Leiden University.

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Naturally, you would also like to publish your results.

Archiving and publishing data

Research output may also include data sets: how to archive and publish your research data

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Copyright on publications

What are the rules about copyright on your article, book or other academic publication? The Copyright Information Office can advise you on all aspects of copyright. 

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Leiden University Press (LUP)

Leiden University Press publishes academic books, text books, and journals

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Open access publishing has become the norm and the Center for Digital Scholarship can guide your through this process.

Open access publication: flowchart

This overview shows the various steps you can take to make your work Open Access

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Open access agreements with publishers

Link to the Journal Browser and an overview of publishers with an Open Access discount agreement with information on how enroll

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Some results might even have more impact when shared with a larger audience.

Your research in the media

Research output is not only relevant to academia. It is also important to inform the public of the discoveries that our researchers make. Do you have research results that might be of interest to the general public or media? Contact your faculty‚Äôs communication department or the Science Communications Adviser, preferably before your paper is published, to discuss the possibilities. 

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Experts in the media

Journalist often contact researchers to give their take on current developments in a newspaper article, or a radio or TV broadcast. If you want help to prepare for a media appearance, use the Media Guide for Researchers, or contact the Science Communication Adviser for advice or media training.

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Events

Leiden University organises and takes part in popular science events to introduce science to a wider audience. Click on the link below to read about the possible activities and/or register to take part in an event. 

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Through ORCID you can add the publication to your personal overview.

ORCID (Author ID)

Information on the Open Researcher and Contributor IDentifier and on how to connect ORCID to LUCRIS

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