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Funder requirements

Many research funders now have policies relating to research data management and listed below is a summary of their requirements.

DMP required? Yes
Where to deposit? Any suitable repository
When to deposit? At the earliest possible opportunity
How long for? 3+ years
Full policy details AHRC Research Funding Guide
DMP required? Yes
Where to deposit? Any suitable repository
When to deposit? At the earliest possible opportunity
How long for? 10+ years
Full policy details BBSRC Data Sharing Policy
DMP required? Yes
Where to deposit? Any suitable repository
When to deposit? At time of publication of results
How long for? 5+ years
Full policy details CRUK Data Sharing Guidelines
DMP required? Yes
Where to deposit? UK Data Service
When to deposit? Within 3 months of project completion
How long for? Not specified
Full policy details ESRC Data Policy
DMP required? Not required as part of funding application, but required for all funded projects
Where to deposit? Any suitable repository
When to deposit? At the earliest possible opportunity
How long for? 10+ years from date of last access
Full policy details EPSRC Expectations
DMP required? Yes
Where to deposit? Any suitable repository
When to deposit? Within a reasonable time after project completion
How long for? 10+ years for basic research. 20+ years for population health and clinical studies.
Full policy details MRC Policies and Guidance for Researchers
DMP required? Yes
Where to deposit? NERC Data Centre
When to deposit? Within a reasonable time after project completion
How long for? 10+ years
Full policy details NERC Data Policy
DMP required? Yes
Where to deposit? Any suitable repository
When to deposit? Within a reasonable time after project completion
How long for? 10+ years
Full policy details STFC Scientific Data Policy
DMP required? Yes
Where to deposit? Any suitable repository
When to deposit? At time of publication of results
How long for?

20+ years for research based on clinical samples or findings related to public health. 10+ years for all other research.

Full policy details Wellcome Trust Policy on Data, Software and Materials Management and Sharing