The University’s new research data management policy
As of December 2018, the University has had an updated research data management policy, which affects all those conducting research at the University.
The new policy’s more explicit wording and scope makes it clearer for researchers how the University expects them to plan for, manage and publish their research data and similar digital outputs.
Recent changes in data protection legislation (e.g. GDPR) are also reflected in the new text and helpful references to related University policies and contact details are included for further information.
We strongly recommend that all researchers have a look at the new policy at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/policy/research/researchdata/.
If you have any questions about the policy or about planning for, managing and publishing your research data, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the research data management team at firstname.lastname@example.org.