University resources

There is a range of advice and support resources, able to help you about individual and specific, or across the spectrum of research data management issues reflected through the research cycle, and within this web site.

Advice and support about research data management

Through this website there are references to specific areas of expertise and support offered by Academic Practice Unit (APU), Enterprise and Business Development Office (EBDO), Information Assurance Services (IAS), IT Services, Library, Research Support Office, and your own Department and College.

There is specific advice about what you need to do regarding data planning and management.

A range of Data Planning guidance documents were released in October 2013. 

Data Planning Documents

 The University Research Data Management Principles have now been approved. 

University materials and documents

 

The Research Data Management working group

The working group was established in 2012 to generate a number of deliverables relating to Research Data Management, including the RDM web presence.

Enquiries regarding this website and research data management in general can be directed to those working in RDM via a dedicated email address - researchdata@le.ac.uk.  Emails will be handled by members of the group, dealt with directly or directed to others with specific responsibility.

Support for research data management – researchdata@le.ac.uk

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Further Information

Research Data material:

RDM Principles

Data Planning Documents

DMP Documents - Small file

Poster (pdf pdf)

University of Leicester Research Data Management poster

Brochure (pdf pdf)

Copies: researchdata@le.ac.uk 

Blog Data For Research Blog

Glossary

A-Z

books

Input and feedback

August 2018 - This website will be relaunched in September 2018. Feedback and input is welcome, so please let the library research services team know what type of content you would like to be included on the website by contacting us at researchdata@le.ac.uk.

RDM news and events
  1. The University of Leicester Figshare for data digital archive is now available for research staff and PhD students. User guidance on upload/data deposit.
  2. Information Governance training is now available, provided by e-LfH (an NHS organisation). The University has registered to access this NHS resource and individual accounts can be set up by sending name and email address to Andrew Burnham.
  3. There is now a standard University Privacy Impact Assessment process where data collection or receipt, or systems purchase or development may have privacy consequences
  4. The University has adopted a simple data classification model which must be applied by the research PI and/or data owner
  5. We share our RDM survey: overview findings presentation as well as the results of our 2015 survey on Your research data management needs
  6. There is now a University Information Governance web presence
  7. Our Data Management Planning documents have been updated - hard copies can be obtained if you contact researchdata@le.ac.uk
  8. Jisc has published a new RDM strategy document - "Directions for RDM Management in UK Universities"
  9. The Partridge Review - HSCIC Data Release Review - Full report (3.58 Mb) and Summary
  10. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have published a new Research data policy underpinned by nine core principles and Data management plan guidance (26/03/2015)
  11. RDM Principles approved by the University.
  12. DMPonline version 4.0 - DCC "DMPonline" (Data Management Planning) v4 has gone live. You can use this web based form to create your Data Management Plan, and share it with your collaborators.
  13. Research funder specific web pages (accessible via 'Data Planning & Management - What you need to do') for data planning and management guidance (AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC, and STFC)
  14. 'Data Planning & Management - what you need to' - a web page to take you through what you need to do about data planning and management.
  15. 'RDM - The Movie' is released! The 4 minute digital story of research data work here at Leicester.

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