Faculty support

Every faculty has its own specific needs when it comes to research data and software. Find out more about the support your faculty offers here. 

Faculty of Geosciences  

The Geosciences Data Team (GDT) can help you with practicing data management, working with personal data and making your data and code FAIR and open. The team consists of several data specialists with varied skills. Next to personal consultation, the data team offers faculty-specific services, such as workshops and open office hours. In addition, they have an extensive website full of guidance on multiple data handling topics.

Visit the website of the Geosciences Data Team
Visit the website of the Faculty Ethics Review Board

Faculty of Science

Are you a student or researcher from the Faculty of Science? The faculty has a dedicated team that can help you with research data management, including IT, data protection and information security specialists. Whether you need access to data storage and High Performance Computing facilities or advise on FAIR and secure data workflows, you can always contact them for tailored support. You can find their contact details on their website, next to the faculty guidelines and useful links to research data management activities and resources.

Visit the website of the Science Data Team
Visit the website of the Faculty Ethics Review Board

Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers a variety of tailored support services: 

  • The faculty's privacy and data management website hosts information and guidelines on working with personal data and GDPR compliance for researchers.
  • Privacy concerns, including queries about legal documents, data transfer to other institutes or abroad, can be addressed to the faculty privacy office
  • Questions specifically on data management can be directed at the Data management team
  • The Faculty Ethics Review Board (FERB) offers advice on ethical aspects in research projects and examines research proposals for ethical considerations, determining if they require review by a Medical Ethics Review Board (MERB).
  • For assistance with experiments, data storage, and hardware support, researchers can reach out to the faculty Tech Support team, digitally, or in person at the Tech Support Desk in G0.07 in the Martinus J. Langeveld building at the Utrecht Science Park (USP). 
Visit the FSBS privacy and data management website
Visit the website of the Faculty Ethics Review Board

Faculty of Humanities

The faculty of Humanities has bundled its know-how on Data Management, Privacy and Digital Humanities in the Centre for Digital Humanities. The centre serves as a hub for all data and IT-services among which support on privacy and data management. Also the Faculty’s Ethics Assessment Committee offers templates for information letters and guidelines for students. A team consisting of two privacy officers and a data manager are available to support researchers and (through their supervisors) students with all data and privacy related issues.

Visit the website of the Centre for Digital Humanities
Visit the website of the Faculty Ethics Review Board

Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance

The faculty of Law, Economics and Governance (LEG) shares the privacy and data management team with that of the faculty of Humanities. Please contact them for all data and privacy-related issues. For questions about ethical aspects of research projects, the Faculty Ethics Assessment Committee is available.

Visit the LEG intranet page on research data management (Dutch)
Visit the website of the Faculty Ethics Review Board (intranet)

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

The faculty of veterinary medicine has its own privacy office and an active research support office. There is however no faculty-wide data management support office or Faculty Ethics Assessment Committee. Researchers in the Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS) can contact the IRAS data management team. Researchers in other parts of the faculty can contact RDM Support.

Faculty of Medicine/UMC Utrecht

At the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU), there is a data manager for every UMCU division that can help you with your Data Management Plan (DMP) and any other data-related questions. On a central level, the Research Tooling team is available for questions about the Digital Research Environment (DRE) and all the research tools offered by the IT-department of the UMC Utrecht.

Find your division's data manager on UMCU Connect (SharePoint)
Visit the Research Tooling page on UMCU Connect (SharePoint)