Introduction to Research data management (RDM) and Open Science

Good research data management enables open science. Aalto University provides services, instructions and support to help researchers manage their data well. These pages are a collection of instructions and services available at Aalto, with links to selected external instructions added on.

Learn more on research data management

Take a look at these detailed guides to learn how to manage your research data from planning your research to publishing results.

Aalto University RDM

About Research data management and open science

Research data management is important to prevent losing valuable data.

Aalto Unversity collecting data

Working with research data

Information of services and considerations to help in research data management during the research work.

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Sharing and publishing research data

Overview and instructions to services for sharing and publishing research data


Publishing and commercialisation – Can I have both?

When following the guidelines presented in this page, it is possible to both commercialise and publish your research results.


RDM training material

There is a variety of training materials targeted to improve data management skills and knowledge of both researchers and support personnel.

ARTS open science roadshow, pic of the session

Aalto tools and training on RDM

Benefit from RDM and open science resources made by Aalto RDM experts to Aalto community.


Data support


Data agents

Data Agents are researchers who work to improve data management in their department, school, or unit.

Contact info

Data support contacts

An interdisciplinary team is here to serve your research data management needs.



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National strategy and implementation plan for open access to scholarly publications

The National Strategic Group for Open Science, together with the Expert Group on Open Access to Research Publications, has produced a draft of an implementation plan to the National Strategy for Open Access to Scholarly Publications
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cOAlition S Releases Revised Implementation Guidance on Plan S Following Public Feedback Exercise

cOAlition S released revised guidance on Plan S implementation a the end of May, 2019.
Mikhail Kuklin (Data Advisor)
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The winner of ORCID competition is...

Dean of the School of Business Ingmar Björkman was awarded a beautiful orchid as a prize for winning the competition.
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