The traceability of research is a central component of good scientific practice The sustainable securing and provision of research data contributes to the traceability and quality of scientific work and opens up important follow-up possibilities for further research.
The responsible handling of research data is laid down in the "TUHH Guidelines for Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice". To shape these guidelines and the handling of research data in general, the TU Hamburg has adopted the following specific guidelines for handling research data.
Research data are all data that are collected, observed, derived, simulated or otherwise generated in connection with research. Research data occur in every scientific discipline in different forms and formats.