Research data management
Data management plans (DMPs)
Many of the major funders now require you to either submit a data management plan with your grant application or to create one once your application has been successful.
This table outlines the requirements of the major researcher funders at Loughborough University. Further information on what to include in a data management plan is available on the Scholarly Communication website.
|Technical plan||Must use headings provided by AHRC||Maximum 4 pages of A4|
|Data management and sharing plan||Must cover topics suggested in the BBSRC policy||Maximum one page|
|Plan required once application is successful||No content specified||No page limit specified|
|No requirement for data management plans||None||Not applicable|
|Data management plan||Must cover topics suggested in the ESRC policy. Guidance for DMP reviewers is also provided||Usually up to 3 pages|
||Data management plan (for pilot projects)||Must cover topics suggested in the Horizon 2020 guidance||No page limit|
|Data management plan||A template and guidance are provided by MRC||Maximum 3 pages|
|Outline data management plan||A template and guidance are provided by NERC||Maximum one page (use template)|
|Data management plan||STFC provides guidance on preparing a data management plan||Maximum of 2 pages of A4|