Our help with your application
Our team in Swansea liaises with cohorts so that you, the researcher, can get going as quickly as possible. On average, researchers applying for data access through DPUK receive responses from cohorts within 32 days.
|There for you||
Questions and queries before you get started? We help you understand what information is held by each cohort and advise on best cohorts to choose for your projects.
We provide telephone and email support on how to complete the application form.
|Connection to cohorts||
We manage communication with cohorts on your behalf. There's no need for you to be in touch with cohorts directly.
If additional documentation is needed, we liaise with you and/ or the cohort, as appropriate.
We provide you regular updates on your application approval and chase up cohorts who haven't responded.
|Final steps to your analysis||
We help to facilitate the legal aspects of signing the data access agreement.
We set up your accounts and permissions.
We stay in touch once you are working on your analysis.
Blog: our data administrator on the support he provides
Sometimes it’s only a small thing that triggers the changes that can lead to a dramatic step in your career. Here, Luke Whiley, an analytical chemist by training, reminds researchers to look out for opportunities in the small stuff. He tells the story of how a relatively small grant has taken him far in his career in dementia research – to the other side of the world in fact!