Applies to all research, funded or conducted in whole or in part by NIH, that results in the generation of "scientific data“.
Scientific data is defined as:
"the recorded factual material commonly accepted in the scientific community as of sufficient quality to validate and replicate research findings, regardless of whether the data are used to support scholarly publications.“*
When are you required to share data?
As soon as possible!
No later than the time of a publication of findings in a peer-reviewed journal OR at the end of the award
--whichever comes first
Scientific data will vary depending on the project and the context.
Scientific data do NOT include:
Data not necessary for or of sufficient quality to validate and replicate research findings,
Completed case report forms,
Drafts of scientific papers,
Plans for future research,
Communications with colleagues, or
Physical objects, (e.g., laboratory specimens)