Ever thought of publishing your data?

Interesting blog about the benefits of sharing your data. Making data available to other researchers in an important part of progressive scholarship!

The Thesis Whisperer

PhD students can make a bigger impact by sharing their data, but this requires more mature data management practices. You have an oppotunity that other’s before you haven’t: to be focus on data alongside publications as a valuable output of research. Richard Ferrars and Amir Aryani of the Australian National Data Service tell us how it all works.

Screen Shot 2014-07-26 at 11.05.22 amPhD students can make a bigger impact by sharing their data, but this requires more mature data management practices. Data is valuable. Data is a resource to be exploited. It can lead to new collaborations, new publications, new grants. Here are five ways to create value from data:

1. Shared open data means more citation: share data

The internet has changed how we do research. Researchers can now so easily find, extract, analyse, and share research data like never before. Such potential has found a voice in an ‘open data’ movement affecting…

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