Category Archives: Funder requirements

New Wellcome Trust policy for research outputs

Last week, the Wellcome Trust announced an update to their policy on managing and sharing research data, which is now a Policy on data, software and materials management and sharing. Researchers applying to Wellcome in future will be required to … Continue reading

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Have you got your licence?

I’ve recently been helping some colleagues in the Science faculty to put together a Data Management Plan for the EU funded Europlanet project (see my recent post for more information on the EU Horizon 2020 open data pilot). One of the issues … Continue reading

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New! Guidance on costing research data management

Please note: all links in this post are internal only. Did you know that Research Data Management is an allowable cost in grant bids for a number of research funders, including RCUK? This is great news for anyone worried about the extra time … Continue reading

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Share and share alike: Top 5 reasons to share your research data!

Recently, there has been an explosion of interest in data sharing: funders, universities and governments have been creating policies and advocating the importance of making data available alongside research publications to validate results and encourage re-use. If you’re not sharing … Continue reading

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Updated ESRC Research Data Policy

This month the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) has released an updated version of its Research Data Policy.The policy consists of nine core principles that align with the RCUK Common Principles on Data Sharing. The updated policy provides clarification … Continue reading

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EPSRC requirements for research data are changing…

Download flyer (PDF) All Open University researchers and research students funded by EPSRC are expected to: Store data securely: EPSRC-funded research data must be securely preserved for a minimum of 10 years post-project. The faculties of Science and MCT can … Continue reading

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