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Nursing Sciences : Benefits of RDM

This page was created for the online users during the COVID 19 period. It is meant to be a one-stop resource for nursing sciences, Postgraduate students.

What is research data?

Research data, unlike other types of information, is collected, observed, or created, for purposes of analysis to produce original research results

Benefits of Research Data Management

  • Fulfills funding body grant requirements, e.g. NSF, NIH
  • Fulfills publisher requirements
  • Ensures research integrity and replication
  • Ensures research data and records are accurate, complete, authentic and reliable
  • Increases your research efficiency
  • Saves time and resources in the long run
  • Enhances data security and minimise the risk of data loss
  • Prevents duplication by enabling others to use your data
  • Complies with practices conducted in industry and commerce
  • Protects your institution from reputational, financial & legal risk