Data Sharing Overview

The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects Data Research Specialist, Alex Kanous, supports University investigators and research administrators with questions about data sharing and provides guidance in drafting data sharing plans for proposals, data use agreements (DUA), and data management plans particularly for data consortia in which U-M is a member or a coordinating center. Data Use agreements could include:

Activities Supported

The ORSP Data Research Specialist can assist faculty, units and U-M administrators with:

Data Sharing Contact Information

Data use agreements can be forwarded to ORSP for processing via the eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) unfunded agreement (UFA) system.

For questions about any of these activities or about transferring sensitive data or structuring complex data sharing activities, please contact:

Alex Kanous
Data Research Specialist
(734) 615-8552

See also:

University Data Security Guidelines



Last reviewed: March 21, 2015