Sarah Jones

Job Title

Associate Director





Phone: +44 (0)141 330 6749


Sarah coordinates work on the DCC’s Data Management Planning tool - DMPonline - and undertakes research on data policy and data management planning. She has written several articles and book chapters on these topics, and co-edited Delivering Research Data Management Services: fundamentals of good practice.

She provides advisory services, training and consultancy via the DCC, building on many lessons learned during the DCC's institutional engagement programme. Here she led support for several universities, helping them to scope researchers' requirements, develop data strategies, deliver training, customise DMPonline and implement research data management services.

Sarah is involved in several European e-infrastructure, coordination and open science projects including, FOSTER+, EOSC, OpenAIRE and EUDAT. She is also rapporteur on the European Commission’s FAIR Data Expert Group. Her work in a European context focuses primarily on training and data management planning to facilitate open science and compliance with Horizon 2020 requirements. 

In previous roles, Sarah led the Data Audit Frameork project and Incremental. She has been working in HATII at the University of Glasgow since 2006, initially for the AHDS Performing Arts data centre and then for the DCC.

DCC Areas

  • Management
  • Resources
  • AssociatedProjects
  • TrainingDevelopment