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Research data management

The research data management team provide support on all aspects of the management of research data including how to create a data management plan, understanding funder requirements, organising your data and how to archive and/or share your data. We can also provide initial advice on any ethical, legal and data security issues to consider and put you in touch with the relevant contacts at the University for more detailed enquiries.

Find out about 'What are data and does it apply to me?' and much more by visiting one of the following pages:


Planning for data

Advice on writing a data management plan and costing

Working with data

What are data*? Organising data,metadata, security,collaboration

Data storage

Data storage options at the University; backing up your data


Working with sensitive data

Legislation (e.g. GDPR, DPA, data security, ethics, FOI


Publish, archive and preserve

Publishing options, how to work with Pure, obtaining a DOI

Research data policies 

University's, funders' and&nbsp, publishers' policies on data sharing

Managing code

Support on developing and publishing software and websites


Data underpinning theses

Information on how and when to share data underpinning theses

Contact and support

Contacting the team,training we offer, RDM advisory group



The Open Research blog

Don't miss out on regular announcements or contribute a piece in the Open Research blog.

Please don't hesitate to contact the RDM team for further information and advice.

* Although the word "data" is plural, you may see "data is" used interchangeably on associated sites.