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What is Research Data?

What is Research Data?

Before we enter the fabulous world of Open Data, we should first check how researchers produce scientific findings. We will now take a brief look at what research data is and try to understand its relevance throughout the research cycle in an illustrative scenario. You will already encounter a key benefit and open questions around Open Data, which will be addressed in the subsequent videos.

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