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ready UK Medical Research Council Data Sharing Policy

Abbreviation: MRC Data Sharing Policy

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Homepage https://www.mrc.ac.uk/research/policies-and-guidance-for-researchers/data-sharing/

Countries that developed this resource United Kingdom

Published in 2005

Type: Funder


The MRC expects valuable data arising from MRC-funded research to be made available to the scientific community with as few restrictions as possible so as to maximize the value of the data for research and for eventual patient and public benefit. Such data must be shared in a timely and responsible manner.

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How to cite this record FAIRsharing.org: UK Medical Research Council Data Sharing Policy; DOI: https://doi.org/10.25504/FAIRsharing.e94547; Last edited: Aug. 1, 2019, 2:17 p.m.; Last accessed: Jan 27 2022 9 a.m.

Record updated: March 6, 2017, 12:32 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.
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TOP Level Data Transparency: 0: Not TOP compliant

TOP qualifying comments: Expects valuable data to be shared in a timely manner, but does not specify how or on what timefame, and does not require disclosure nor sharing in a public access repository.

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