Data sharing - MRC



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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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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Last updated: 17 August 2021

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