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Research Data Management (RDM) - Nipissing University

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This Research Data Management (RDM) - Nipissing University guide created by Rebecca Kasperavicius and Nipissing University's Office of Graduate Studies & Research is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Sensitive Data

How the RDM practice of sharing data interacts with the principles of research ethics is important to understand for any data sets that include sensitive data. The Digital Research Alliance of Canada's (DRAC's) Sensitive Data Expert Group prepared a toolkit for researchers specifically on this topic. Check out the three parts below.

DRAC's Sensitive Data Toolkit for Researchers

Part 1: Glossary of Terms for Sensitive Data used for Research Purposes

Part 2: Human Participant Research Data Risk Matrix

Part 3: Research Data Management Language for Informed Consent

Want to learn more?

Check out the De-Identification guidelines for Qualitative data (from Syracuse University) and Quantitative data (from the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario).