Help and support

Help and support

For help with Research Data Management, please contact the RDM team in the University Library:

Email: research-datamanagement@gla.ac.uk

Further assistance and support for researchers at the University can also be found at:

Bidding for funding
Research ethics
IT support
Library
Data protection and Freedom of Information office

If you are in the College of Arts you can also contact the Resource Development Officers for help with many aspect of research data management. 

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Bidding for funding

The Research Support Office offers lots of support on bidding for funding.

If you need to write a data management plan or Technical Appendix for your grant proposal, speak with:

The College/School Ethics Officers deal with the processing of requests for ethical approval and can answer questions related to ethics.

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Research ethics

The University Ethics Committees should be consulted for all research involving human subjects. Sample consent forms and guidance on funder requirements are also available on their webpages.

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IT support

IT Services provides the main University computing facilities, technical infrastructure and email. They offer on-demand support through the IT helpdesk.  Enquiries about securing additional filestore and back-up for research projects should be directed to the helpdesk.
Email: helpdesk@it.gla.ac.uk
Telephone: 0141 330 4800

Local IT officers can assist with the day-to-day management of storage and back-up, as well as offering technical advice.
NB
: the local IT contact details may change in light of restructuring. If in doubt, the central IT helpdesk should be able to give you a local contact.

The web team manages the central University webpages and provide a web support helpdesk.
Email:
Telephone: 0141 330 4861

They also have a helpful FAQ on using T4.

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Library

College librarians can offer support on finding useful resources for your area.

Enlighten: Research Data, the institutional repository, is a place where you can deposit research outputs for long-term access and preservation. Contact the Research Data Management team who can help you with the deposit process and advise on data management.

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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Office

For Data Protection and FoI enquiries, or assistance with selecting which data to keep, contact:
Email: dp@gla.ac.uk
Telephone: 0141 330 3111

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