The EPSRC has made changes to its grant requirements. As of the 1st May 2015, both the University and its researchers are required to adhere to a set of expectations with regards to research data management.
All University of Salford researchers and research students funded by EPSRC are expected to:
For more details about the EPSRC expectations see our website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/research/research-data-management/funder
The University is developing the services, policies and support that will enable researchers to meet these expectations. This includes providing secure storage to host large data volumes, a collaboration space, a source code repository, and a data repository with the ability to create Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs). An updated website, enquiry service and training sessions are also being developed. We expect these to be available by autumn 2015. However, we have made interim arrangements and if you are publishing papers, or need any assistance in the meantime, please contact Hannah Baker, Research Data Manager, ext. 56707 or firstname.lastname@example.org