Every year, the MRC invests around £850 million of public money in research, the primary output of which is data. We want to maximise the research opportunities that such a diversity, richness and quantity of data provides.
One of the best ways of achieving this is to ensure that data are properly preserved for sharing and informed use beyond the originating research teams.
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Guidance for researchers
Good practice principles for sharing individual participant data from publicly funded clinical trials
MRC Good Research Practice Guidance – Section B – Data: management, integrity, retention and preservation (pp. 9-12) (PDF, 84KB)
Engagement and development
MRC Science Archive
The MRC Science Archive contains historical research data from former MRC units and centres, as well as documents and publications that continue to have scientific or historical value.
Data Access Committee
Access to this data can be requested through application to the independent Data Access Committee for the MRC Science Archive.
More information and an application form can be found here (DOCX, 52KB).
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