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Finding and reusing research datasets: Engineering Sciences

Guide on finding secondary data for reserach and identifying suitable data archives for research dataset deposits.

Finding published research datasets for the engineering sciences research

developing technologyMany of the engineering sciences are in the early stages of embedding a data sharing culture and, beyond the disciplines shown on this page, there are only a limited number of discipline-specific data archives for engineering data. Therefore, if datasets have been published they tend to be within the interdisciplinary data archives or published as supplemental material to journal articles. If you are looking for code-based data please see the 'code-based data' page in this guide. 

The list of databases provided in this guide are those that are recommended by major UK funding bodies or by journal publishers. You can search re3data or FAIRSharing for a full list of research data archives publishing engineering datasets. 


Marine sciences data

Earth and Environmental sciences data

Materials science data