Researchers benefit by:
- Saving time if data is better organised and easier to find
- Reducing the risk that data could be stolen, lost or misused
- Gaining easier access to raw and processed data needed for their research , and
- Increasing their research profiles and potentially finding new audiences and collaborators through dissemination, citation and re-use of data
The University benefits from:
- Identifying, capturing and re-using more research outputs
- Increasing compliance with government and funding agency requirements
- Improving readiness for audits and changes in funding agency strategy towards open access, and
- Demonstrating its commitment to being a university of influence.
The broader community benefits from:
- Increased access to Griffith’s research outputs, potentially increasing the informal impact amongst other stakeholder communities. Industry, government agencies, schools and not-for-profit organisations could potentially re-use Griffith data to support a range of activities with positive economic, social and cultural outcomes.