Research Data

For employees

What is Research Data @NTNU?

  • a central support service for research data
  • a service for researchers and students at NTNU
  • a contact point for faculties and institutes at NTNU
  • a collaboration between the University Library and NTNU IT
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 NTNU requires good research data management

Research data at NTNU should be managed according to best practice, and be as open as possible, as stated in the Policy and Plan of action for research data.

ikon: clipboard Data Management Plan (DMP)

All research projects at NTNU should develop a Data Management Plan describing how the research data will be managed.

 NTNU Open Research Data

Research data at NTNU can be published and shared openly in our repository for research data, NTNU Open Research Data.

Data Management

Search for data

Already existing data could be of use in your research project.

Here are some resources and databases where you can search for data:

Data Management Plan (DMP) and planning

All research projects at NTNU should develop a data management plan.

If your reserach data includes personal data, additional approvals might be necessary.

Storage and active management of research data

The IT Division at NTNU offers storage solutions for research data, meeting various need for security, collaboration and accessibility.

A "storage guide" providing an overview over the different solutions will be available by the end of May 2019.

Archiving and publishing of research data

Research data at NTNU should be archived, and be published as openly as possible.

Training, guidance and support

Basic courses in data management will start up during fall 2019.

Please contact us if you would like a visit from Research Data @NTNU at your faculty/institute/research group.

Useful self-help guides



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