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.

Sarah 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 Commission funded projects including, FOSTER+, OpenAIRE and Research Data Alliance Europe 4.0. Her work in a European context focuses primarily on training, data management planning and network building to facilitate open science. She co-chairs the RDA Active DMP Interest Group and the CODATA Working Group on Research Data Science schoolsIn a personal capacity, she is rapporteur on the European Commission’s FAIR Data Expert Group and a member of the Open Science Transport Research Cloud Expert Group

In previous roles, Sarah led the Data Audit Framework project and Incremental. She worked in HATII at the University of Glasgow from 2006-2017, initially for the AHDS Performing Arts data centre and then for the DCC, and is now based in Glasgow University Library.


DCC Areas

  • Management
  • Resources
  • AssociatedProjects
  • TrainingDevelopment