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Project guide for researchers: About the guide and contents

Guide Contents

About the guide and contents

  • Presentation of the Project guide for researchers, the life cycle of the research project as an image.

Research services in the project launch

  • What is the research project and how the need for service is assessing? General information about the research project`s quality assurance and risk assessment

Project launching and implementation

  • Researchers`s recruitment and orientation, becoming a visiting researcher, working time allocation, reporting and checklists for the principal investigator and project researcher

Implementation-phase contracts and copyright

  • General information about the contracts and contract changes

Openess in research

  • The principles of openess in research, open publishing and Research data management guide

Research ethics

  • General information about research ethics, ethical review, Uniarts Helsinki`s Ethic Committee meeting dates and research permit

Take note data protection and data security

  • What does mean data security and data protection? Processing personal data and privacy notice

Data management and data planning

  • General information about data management and planning, tools for data management and data archival

Researcher communicates

  • Research communications and communications plan, communications channels and trainings

Publishing guide and SoleCRIS database

  • Publication plan and publishing contract, reporting on publications and SoleCRIS database



The purpose of this guide is to give information on high-quality project management for Uniarts Helsinki researchers who have received external funding. This guide is primarily aimed at researchers and principal investigators working on co-funded research projects (i.e. projects funded by the university as well as an outside source). This guide can also be used by researchers affiliated with Uniarts Helsinki where applicable. The guide covers the entire life cycle of a project from initiation to completion.

You can find from the Guide to applying research funding information related to applying for research funding, for example on funders and their deadlines as well as the Uniarts Helsinki guidelines.

The life cycle of a research project diagram. The main point: Project planning, Applying for research funding, Project launch, Project implementation and Project closure.

Project guide for researchers contact person

Johanna Rauhaniemi (Research Services)

Unless otherwise stated, the e-mail address for each contact person in this guide follows the format:
Some of the instructions from the University of the Arts Helsinki are only available on the Artsi intranet and require a username and password.