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I'm a researcher, is there a research filestore?

The University recognises the importance of proper management of the digital assets produced in the pursuit of knowledge. In support of this, iSolutions provides a secure research data storage service to the research community. The purpose of this enhanced provision is to store active research data and does not include archival services. Data is backed up and a copy of the back-up is stored in a secure location for disaster recovery purposes.

The library have Research Engagement office that are able to advise on grant application and data management plans

If you would like to request research file storage, please click here and complete the form 

If you are a PhD student please speak to your supervisor first as there may already be a provision for your reseach group.

To read about other types of storage click here

Research Data Management Policy is at  Research Data Management Policy

The Library provides support for Research Data Management and guidance which is at 


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