By now you know more about how to manage your data collection, how to organise and document your research data and where and how to store your data. Now we will take you into the world of keeping data safe and secure.
The loss of scientific data can have a devastating impact on careers. Imagine that you loose all of the research data you’ve been diligently collecting for four years. Now imagine the knock-on effect: you won’t get the PhD you’ve been working towards, affecting your future career. This nightmare happened to Billy Hinchen, a biologist at Cambridge University. Listen to his story.