Primary Materials

Definition overview

1 Definition

Physical objects acquired through a process of scholarly investigation from which Research Data may be derived. Includes, but is not limited to, ore, biological material, survey questionnaires, measurements, recordings, artefacts, texts, photographs, and computer results.

In some instances, Primary materials may be considered research data, and may be required to be retained to validate the outcomes of research.

2 References

USQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

Approved Date

18/2/2020

Effective Date

18/2/2020

Record No

16/1781PL

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