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Robert Darby

Dr Robert Darby
Job Title:
Research Data Manager
Robert Darby



  • Running the University’s research data management (RDM) service. 
  • Supporting preparation of data management plans in applications for funding, and advising on the use of services for data storage, computation, and archiving. 
  • Managing the University’s data repository, the Research Data Archive, for the preservation and sharing of research data. 
  • Providing RDM training via People Development and Graduate School programmes. 
  • Working to develop an Open Research culture in the University and promote the adoption of open practices in research.


Visit the Research data management webpages  for information and support.

Information about Open Research initiatives and support can be found on the Open Research webpages. See also the Open Research Handbook.


  • MA in Library and Information Studies
  • D Phil in Modern Languages
  • MSt in European Literature
  • MA in Comparative Literature
  • BA (Hons) in English Literature

Areas of Interest

Research groups / Centres


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