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Transcription Services: A First Step Toward Safe Use

Researchers who carry out interviews or focus groups will typically digitally record the audio  for later reference and analysis. This data will then get transcribed by the researchers or via a transcription service for a set fee. When using a service, researchers will transmit the audio files to the provider, who then carries out the transcription and …

Sharing research data – benefits, not burdens

UK Research Councils typically require researchers to share their research data externally, in line with a common set of principles established in 2011, but with precise details about what should be shared being defined within individual sets of funder regulations. Effective sharing of research data does require effort and advance planning, and it can be …