SIT requires you to store your research data* for a minimum of 10 years. Full access and control of the data must be granted to Associate/Assistant Provost (Applied Research) or delegate.
(i) Where and how the working research data (physical and digital copies) will be stored during and after the project?
(ii) State the retention period for the data if different from 10 years and reasons.
Reasons (e.g. due to contractual obligation and details): ______________________________
* Research data refers to data in whatever format or form collected, observed, generated, created and obtained during the entire course of a research project.
Where will you be depositing the final research data** after the completion of your research project? (You may choose more than one)
I will be depositing my data in:
☐ SIT Institutional Research Repository / Library (This resource will be made available for final research data storage)
☐ An external recognised open access Data Repository
Name of the Repository: ______________________________
URL of Repository: ____________________________________
☐ Special facilities with permission to be granted by Associate/ Assistant Provost (Applied Research)
A declaration of where the data resides is required to be registered with SIT Institutional Research Repository.
Approval on <date><date> and reflected as restricted entry in SIT Institutional Research Repository.
** Final Research data refers to the final dataset. It is a collection of final version of data that exists during the last stage in the data lifecycle in which all re-workings and manipulations of the data by the researcher have ceased.