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General Enquiries:

For all general enquiries please e-mail

This e-mail address is monitored by all members of the Research Data Management Team, and the most relevant team member will respond to your query; therefore, e-mailing is the most efficient way to get quick and specific answers to any questions. If you are a member of the University of Cambridge then you can request a meeting to discuss in more depth any topics relating to research data management. The Research Data Management Team is overseen by the University Library and the Research Office. 

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Research Data Management Team:

If you prefer to get in touch with specific members of the team, their contact details and areas of expertise are available below.

Senior Management Oversight:

The research data team is overseen by both the Office of Scholarly Communication and the Research Operations Office.

Clair Castle

Research Data Manager

Clair is Research Data Manager (secondment) and also manages the Research Data Management Facility team. She is responsible for providing services, resources and support in the areas of research data management.

E-mail Clair if you have any questions about:

  • Research data management services
  • Open research
  • Data Champions
  • Research data management training
  • Data sharing
  • Funder's data sharing policies
  • Data management plans
  • Research data management resources
  • Choice of data repositories
  • This website

Dr Kim Clugston and Dr Lutfi Bin Othman


Research Data Coordinators

The Research Data Coordinators are responsible for maintaining and increasing academic community engagement and interest in research data management and sharing, and for providing support in these areas. They also lead the Data Champion programme.

The Research Data Coordinators can address questions about:​

  • Data Champions
  • Research data management training
  • Data sharing
  • Funder's data sharing policies
  • Data management plans
  • Research data management resources
  • Open Research
  • Choice of data repositories
  • This website

Email Kim or email Lutfi if you have any questions about any of the above.

Dr Agustina Martínez García

Agustina Martinez-Garcia

Head of Open Research Systems 

Agustina is responsible for the evaluation and integration of the institutional repository and related workflows for data and publication deposits into other systems, such as CRIS systems for research information management.

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E-mail Agustina if:

  • you require advice on how to document your data, recommended metadata standards
  • you require advice on complex data file formats
  • you are interested in the infrastructure used by the data team

Peter Sutton-Long

Repository Manager

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E-mail Peter if:

  • you would like to deposit your data into the University repository and discuss available options
  • you need guidance on file formats
  • you require assistance with your data submission

Tony Malone

Scholarly Communication Assistant

E-mail Tony if you have questions about:

  •  Data Champions

Dr Sacha Jones


Interim Head of Open Research Services

Sacha is Interim Head of Open Research Services. She heads the Office of Scholarly Communication and is responsible for providing services and support relating to Open Research, and helping to drive forward the University's position on Open Research.

E-mail Sacha if you have any questions about:

  • Open Research services and policy

Dr Peter Hedges

Peter Hedges

Head of the Research Office

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E-mail Peter if you have any suggestions on how the Research Office could provide more effective support for researchers with open access to research outputs.


Postal address

Research Data Management Facility
Office of Scholarly Communication
Cambridge University Library
West Road