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Funder Policies (Data Management)

Before Your Research > During Your Research > After Your Research > Working With Personal Data > Funder Policies The table below includes the data management and sharing requirements of external funders of SOAS Research and links to their official guidance. Please contact researchdata@soas.ac.uk if your funder isn’t listed and you aren’t sure of their data management and sharing requirements.

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Data Management Planning

Data Sharing Requirements

AHRC - Data Management Plan required with application according to set template - Data access statement in published journal articles
- Research data must be deposited in a data repository at close of project
- Research data to be stored on SOAS network for 10 years after project ends
ESRC - Data Management Plan required with application according to set template - Data access statement in published journal articles
- Research data must be deposited in UK Data Archive within 3 months of close of project
- Research data to be stored on SOAS network for 10 years after project ends
European Commission FP7 Scheme - No specific data management plan required in application - All research data and associated files to be kept on SOAS network for 5 years after close of project for auditing purposes
- Data sharing encouraged but not mandated
European Commission Horizon 2020 Scheme - Data Management Plan required within 6 months of start of project according to set template
- Regular updates to Data Management Plan expected throughout project
- Research data in suitable data repository with open license e.g. CC-BY licence where possible
- Opt out permitted for ethical reasons if justified properly
DFID - Access and Data Management Plan required in Project Design - Research data in suitable open data repository within 12 months of final data collection
- Retain all original raw data for minimum of 5 years after project completion and provide access to them on request
Wellcome - Data Management and Sharing Plan required with application - All research data that underpins publications to be available in a data repository wherever possible by the time of publication
- Research Data to be stored on SOAS network for 10 years after close of project
Leverhulme Trust - No specific data management plan required in application - No specific requirements related to data sharing
British Academy - Statement on data management and sharing required before start of project - No specific requirements related to data sharing