FAQ: Research data

Relevance in terms of review and evaluation depends on the project in question and can be influenced by the subject-specific culture of data handling. Concrete requirements for applicants currently apply in the biodiversity sciences and in educational research. In all subject areas, applicants are expected to clearly address the question of whether relevant and re-usable research data will be generated by their project and, if so, which subject-specific repositories can be used for the longer-term storage of the research data.

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The search portals RIsources and re3data enable users to search for suitable information infrastructures.

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Applying for funding

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Contact persons

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Many research institutions operate advisory centres on the handling of research data or employ research data officers.