Data management plan required at application? All applications to the Research, Development and Engagement Fellowship scheme, for Research Grants and for Follow on Funding are required to include a data management plan. DMPs are not required for Research Networking applications.
Applicants are required to confirm that they have consulted with their institutions data support services, and that the institution can provide appropriate storage and other support.
DMP template available from funder? Suggested headings are provided by the AHRC. The plan should not exceed two pages. An AHRC data management plan template is available via DMPonline.
Data management costs covered by funder? 'Costs related to long term storage will be permitted providing these are fully justified and relate to the project.' Financial requirements for sharing can also be included. Full information should be given in the Justification of Resources.
Data publication timeframe? Not specified.
Data preservation timeframe? Data should be made available for at least three years after the end of the project. If this is not possible, a justification must be given in the DMP.
Preferred data repository? No.
Data access and sharing? The default expectation is that access to these outputs will be free. If the intention is to charge for access, this must be justified.
- AHRC Research Funding Guide – information about data management plan requirements starts on page 57
- Research funded by the AHRC is also covered by wider UKRI requirements, including those on Making Your Research Data Open
- UKRI Guidance on Best Practice in the Management of Research Data
- Digital Humanities@Oxford – a central information point about activities, resources and facilities in the digital humanities at Oxford
- Archaeology Data Service
- Data Management Planning: AHRC Funding Applicants – a guide prepared by the University of Bristol Research Data Service (version 2.5, June 2021)
Last reviewed 2022-06-17.