Open Data

Open Research

The University of Aberdeen is committed to open research, ensuring there are no barriers to sharing knowledge.

Open Data

What is Open Data?

Open dataOpen research data is making available data that is gathered during the research process. Datasets are groups of data files along with their documentation which explains their production or use.

At Aberdeen, we aim to make our research data FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable.

Benefits of Open Data

  • Increase the impact of your research
  • Facilitates collaboration
  • Allows reproducibility which can validate results
  • Ensure you comply with funder requirements