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Research data management timeline

Find out what data management needs to be done throughout the project in this checklist.

Before project (application stage)

1. Write a funder data management plan

2. Complete a Leeds data management plan

3. Apply for an ORCID identifier

4. Identify and budget for all eligible costs

During project (award stage)

5. Update the data management plan

6. Store the data

7. Describe the data

8. Decide what data to share

Project end (post-award stage)

9. Deposit and share the data

10. Obtain a DOI

11. Include a data access statement in any publications