Using the data portal, any bona fide researcher can apply to access data from the DPUK cohort studies – over 2 million participants’ data – in a single application. Submit your online application now and subject to approval, gain access to your chosen data within 90 days.

NB: Applications for UK Biobank data will necessitate a separate application via the UK Biobank data access process. DPUK will facilitate this once we have received a study application using the form below.

Application Form

Main Applicant Details

Co-applicant Details

Project Details

Data Requested

Scientific Context


Technical Specification

The DPUK Data Portal offers various capabilities and functions to enable researchers to complete data analysis within a secure virtual desktop environment.

In order to ensure users’ requirements, and any bespoke arrangements can be accommodated, we ask that applicants outline the specification of the analysis environment necessary for their study at the application stage. Further information can be found here.

On receipt of your application, if any upscaled or bespoke requirements are selected, a member of the Data Portal team will contact you to discuss implementation and any potential costs.

Fail-Fast Criteria

DPUK Fail-Fast criteria have been created to streamline the review process and give clarity on submission overviews. In order for studies to have the highest possible chance of approval, applicants must clearly state whether they believe that their study adequately conforms to the below fail-fast criteria: