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Research Data Support (RDS)


​​RDS supports researchers in various ways to set up and implement high-quality research involving human related subjects. This support contains project management, data management, data integration, the supply of an innovative research IT infrastructure, training and consultancy. Every year RDS supports about 80 projects, large and small studies.

RDS employs about 20 staff members: project managers, clinical data managers, data engineers, software engineers and application managers.

RDS works closely with other departments and projects in- and outside the UMCG This includes the Clinical Research Office Service Desk, the department of Research Data and Biobanking, GCC​, CMB and the UMCG’s Research IT program.

Our services include support for the following activities:

  • Data acquisition/collection
  • Data abstraction/extraction
  • Data processing/coding
  • Data integration
  • Data analysis
  • Data validation
  • Data quality
  • Data privacy
  • Data storage

RDS: Your reliable partner in clinical research support, facilitating the researcher in collecting, processing and analyzing data.

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