1. Meet with the DPUK team

    Meet with the DPUK team to discuss how we can provide a secure research environment for the onwards sharing of your data

  2. Sign a Data Deposit Agreement*

    A legal agreement drawn up and signed by both parties detailing the specifics of the agreement

  3. Upload data*

    An account to our data portal will be created and instructions on how to upload your data will be provided

  4. Data held in our Trusted Research Environment*

    The data will be stored within our Trusted Research Environment which holds full ISO27001 and DEA accreditation. Your dataset will be given a DOI

  5. Data curation

    Data harmonised as per the c-surv ontology for use in our metadata exploration tools. See data curation process for more information

  6. Researchers apply for access

    Each application reveived will be triaged by our scientific team and technical team. The application is then assessed for approval by the selected governance model

  7. Research outputs generated

    As part of their agreement with DPUK researchers will reference the DOI in any research outputs allowing you to be able to track the impact of your data

*The process detailed is our standard process. We have accommodated many different data providers so please contact us to discuss your particular requirements.