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Research funders: research data policies & expectations

Research funders

Here is a list of most UK and European research funders, along with their official documents on Research Data Management, an overview of their expectations and help to comply with them. 

If you would like us to add information about a research funder that does not appear here, please contact us.

Funder
Data policy
Overview of expectations
Help to comply
AHRC
Research Funding Guide: Annex (Access to data)
Summary of expectations
How to write the Technical Plan
 AMRC (Association of Medical Research Charities)
Position statement on the use of health information for medical researcg
  Guide to Research Management
BBSRC
Data Sharing Policy Summary of expectations
FAQs & Data Management Plans
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Open Access Policy (see element 5)

Policy FAQs
CRUK
Data Sharing and preservation Policy Summary of expectations

Data Management & Sharing Plans - Practical guidance

FAQs

DFID
Open and Enhanced Access Policy  

Implementation guide

Access & Data Management Plan (see p.15)

EC - Horizon 2020
Guidelines on Open Access to Scientific Publications and Research Data  

Guidelines on Data Management

How to write your Data management policy & Plan

FAQs

EPSRC
Policy framework on research data Guidance for UCL researchers is available.
FAQs: Freedom of Information & Research data
ERC
Guidelines on Implementation of Open Access to Scientific Publications and Research Data  

Data Management Plan template

Recommended repositories

FAQs

ESRC
Research Data Policy Guidance for UCL researchers is available. FAQs & Data Management Plans
MRC
Data sharing policy
Summary of expectations

Data Management Plans

Information on data sharing

NERC
Data policy
Summary of expectations

Data Policy - Guidance notes

Data Management Plans

NIH
Data sharing policy  

Data Sharing Plans

FAQs

NIHR - UK Department of Health
NIHR Open Access Policy (see note on data access) Summary of expectations

Data sharing guidelines

Information Governance guidance

Royal Society
Conditions of awards (see section 10)
  Information on data sharing and mining
STFC
Scientific data policy
Summary of expectations
Data Management Plans
Wellcome Trust
Policy on data management and sharing
Summary of expectations

Advice on data sharing

Outputs Management Plans

If you would like us to add information about a research funder that does not appear here, please contact us.