Research Data and Primary Materials Policy


This Policy outlines those principles and procedures associated with the ownership and stewardship, storage, access, security sharing, disposal and management of research data and primary materials. It applies to all staff, students and titleholders of the University of Adelaide who are involved in the conduct of research associated with the University anywhere in the world.

  • Related Procedures, Forms

  • Administration, Approval and Review

    RMO File No. 2021/1199
    Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research)
    Responsible policy officer Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Operations)
    Endorsed by Academic Board on 4 August 2021
    Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 4 August 2021
    Related Policies Refer to Procedure 6 of this Policy.
    Related legislation State Records Act
    Effective from 4 August 2021
    Review Date 3 August 2027
    Contact for queries about the policy Director of Research Infrastructure and Platforms, 8313 3050

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