School of GeoSciences

Data Storage

The school provides a variety of data storage locations for personal and group use, for internal and external collaboration. In addition to an initial 2GB quota provided by the school, the University's Research DataStore provides every research student and staff with a 500GB quota.

Personal Storage

All research students and staff are provided with storage hosted by the school (M: Drive), as well as a 500GB allocation on the Research DataStore. Both storage locations are accessible remotely.

Research Group Storage

Research group storage is hosted on the University's Research DataStore.

Administrative Shared Storage

The school provides storage for the various administrative support staff groups.

Data Management

Responsible data management is crucial for securely managing, sharing and preserving research data.


The University runs a Dropbox like service called DataSync, allowing you to synchronise certain directories across various devices, as well as share files with a password.