Lifecycle of research consists of planning, doing, publishing and reuse.

The articles on this website provide information on the processes behind research-based knowledge: the production, publication, and evaluation of research on the basis of reliable and responsible practices accepted in the research community. In order for science and research to benefit society, every stage of the research process must be carried out in a responsible manner.

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What can you tell about the initial results of research? Or about research that is partly only at the planning stage?


Combining the open availability of data and data protection is a central challenge for archives in the coming years. 


The production of accessible content and services is in everyone’s interests – and also a requirement specified in law.


How do you bring your knowledge to the public?


A researcher can reflect on their own engagement with society through some ethical considerations.


The Committee for Public Information in Finland has formulated national recommendations for science communication.


TENK's model of curriculum vitae for researchers complies with good scientific practice.


Ethical dilemmas arise where the different premises and goals of the world of business and the world of science intersect.


Using material collected from social media entails a number of legal obligations and complex questions of research ethics.


The acronym means that the source material, methods and data products of research must be findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.


The evaluation of research should be based primarily on expert evaluation at unit and researcher level. 


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