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Research data management checklist

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

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Data Management Support LUMC

LUMC has its own data management guidelines and support. Information and contact details for Advanced Data Management (ADM) can be found on Albinusnet, the intranet for LUMC.

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Data management in grant applications

Advice on how to write a section on data management in your grant application

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Reference management software

How to choose and use bibliographic managers

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Bulk storage for research data

For storing large amounts of project or research data on the university network that does not require high throughput, you can request bulk storage in blocks of 1TB.

If you need a smaller amount of storage, you can consider Cloud storage.

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Step-by-step plan for project management

What to do to successfully manage your project

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Data Protection Officer

Contact information for the Data Protection Officer

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Long-term data retention

Satisfying the long-term data retention requirements

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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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MRI Data Sharing Guide

A flowchart showing what MRI data you can share and where to find support

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Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)

Information on processing personal data

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Data Management Regulations

University regulations on the management, storage and provision of research data

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Information on the GDPR

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Data management plan (DMP)

All information about your data, including online help and courses.

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Research data services catalogue

All the facilities for data management and storage for your research 

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FAIR data and software

Best practices and support on how to make your data and software FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable)

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Protocols for collecting data at FSW

Researchers at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences use equipment to acquire physiological data, track eye-movements and simulate sensations. To work with equipment you must adhere to our protocols.

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Online Scientific Integrity Module

Practical guidelines and information on research integrity, ethical standards for researchers, research ethics, questionable research practices, fabrication, falsification and plagiarism

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Research network

A research network is a virtual network for self-managed equipment for research purposes. To ensure optimal security and speed the research network is functionally separate from the other networks.

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LUMC Research Support Desk

LUMC researchers can contact the LUMC Research Support Desk (RSD). The RSD will forward questions to the right department or expert.

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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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Research software for FSW

All lab computers at Social and Behavioural Sciences have packages of the most common research software installed. It's also possible to request other software to be installed on a lab computer, or your work computer. 

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Research funding support

Your point of contact for research funding support

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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’s communication department or the Science Communications Adviser, preferably before your paper is published, to discuss the possibilities. 

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Overview research facilities

Here you will find an overview of laboratories, equipment and other research facilities at Leiden University. Including availability, conditions and contact persons.  

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Scholarly information: library resources for your research

Would you like guidance on how to search for relevant resources for your research? In Leiden University Libraries' subject guides you can find an overview of databases, reference works and websites for research in a specific discipline. Need a book, database, journal or other materials the library doesn’t own? Submit your acquisition request.

Impact, valorisation and exploitation in research grants

How to determine and describe the impact of your research

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SURKO (Single user compute power on demand)

Single user computing power is a dedicated virtual (Remote desktop) high performance computer that allows researchers and their students to perform data analysis. Continuous operation without updates or restarts is guaranteed for either 4 or 8 weeks.

NOTE: This service is only available for staff of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

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