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Funder requirements

Templates for data management plans are based on the specific requirements listed in funder policy documents. The DCC maintains these templates, however, researchers should always consult the funder guidelines directly for authoritative information. 

Template Name  Download Organisation Name  Last Updated  Funder Links Sample Plans
(if available)
AHRC Data Management Plan (new window) (new window) Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 14-08-2019 Data Management Plan guidance
Data Management Points
Religious studies DMP from Bristol
Language studies DMP from Glasgow
UK and German International Criminal Co-operation example from Robert Gordon University
BBSRC Template (new window) (new window) Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) 16-05-2019 BBSRC policy on DMPs TRDF Grant DMP from Cambridge
Drosophila Genetics DMP from Glasgow
Datamanagementplan NWO (Dutch) (new window) (new window) Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) 22-11-2018 Datamanagementprotocol NWO
Data Management Plan NWO (English) (new window) (new window) Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) 16-05-2019 Data management protocol NWO Seeds4Ever example from Wageningen
Datamanagement ZonMw-template 2016-2018 (new window) (new window) ZonMw (Nederlands) 16-05-2019 ZonMw FAIR data management (2016-2018) ischemic heart disease example
Data management ZonMw-template 2019 (new window) (new window) ZonMw (Nederlands) 25-04-2019 ZonMw FAIR data management (2019)
DCC Template (new window) (new window) Digital Curation Centre 18-05-2018
EPSRC Data Management Plan (new window) (new window) Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) 16-05-2019 Policy framework on research data Synthetic chemistry example from Glasgow
ERC DMP (new window) (new window) European Research Council (ERC) 18-10-2018
ESRC Template (new window) (new window) Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 16-05-2019 Research data policy
DMP guidance for ESRC funded researchers
Guidance for peer-reviewers
Z-proso DMP from Cambridge
s Adapted Sex Offender Treatment Programs example from Leeds