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Research Data Policies

Research data management and sharing are fundamental to good research practice. Please click the following link to find out more about specific funders' policies on data management: Research Funder Policies

The University of Manchester has its own policy which outlines the responsibilities of researchers and the institution. You can find our policy here: University of Manchester Research Data Management Policy.

Individual funders’ policies are complemented by cross sector statements such as the UKRI Common Principles on Data Policy and UK Concordat on Open Research Data which lay out the general expectations for managing and sharing research data in Higher Education in the UK.

There are also several other University policies which have implications for data management, some of the key ones are listed below: