CUHK Research Data Repository

CUHK has established the CUHK Research Data Repository with the open-source software Dataverse under the TRUST data repository principle: Transparency, Responsibility, User Focus, Sustainability, Technology. CUHK researchers can deposit their research data to the CUHK Research Data Repository in order to:

TRUST data repository principle

  • meet the requirements of publishers and funders
  • preserve and share the research data to the scholarly community
  • increase the research impact and citation counts

Benefits for CUHK Members

The CUHK Research Data Repository has been implemented in September 2022. It allows CUHK researchers to:CUHK Research Data Repository

  • deposit datasets and manage data folders with research team members
  • describe and preserve datasets in various formats
  • publish and share datasets with persistent identifiers (e.g. doi)
  • share datasets to social media platforms
  • learn the impact of the dataset (e.g. views, downloads, citations)


CUHK researchers can publish datasets of their research outputs for preservation and reuse. They can also deposit data underlying a manuscript for peer review purpose. If any help on data deposit is needed, researchers may contact the Research Data Team by filling the online form.

self-help guide is available about the CUHK Research Data Repository.

Benefits for Researchers from Worldwide

Researchers from worldwide can:

  • search and discover datasets deposited in the CUHK Research Data Repository via search engines
  • cite and re-use the datasets
  • contact dataset owners for collaboration
  • request access or additional information of datasets, if necessary
  • discover the CUHK Research Data Repository from the Dataverse installation map