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Research Data Management: Legal and Ethical

Ethics and Intellectual Property

ChecklistThe management and sharing of research data creates questions of data ownership, data protection and ethical approval.  It is advisable to address these questions before the project starts, and to make sure that all parties are in agreement.

Funders will expect your data management plan to demonstrate that you have considered these issues.

These pages provide an overview of the issues involved, and do not constitute legal advice.

Data Protection 

Data Ethics 

Intellectual Propertly

DMU Policy

Policy on Managing Research Data at DMU

"The legitimate interests of the subjects of research data, and future historical interests, must be protected, e.g. in accordance with data protection laws, research ethics, human rights and duty of confidence."

DMU RDM Training


Click to go yo the DMU Research Data Management Course