Publications & Acknowledgements

Information on Publications & Acknowledgements for the CDT in Data Science.


EPSRC, the funding body for the CDT in Data Science, requires that we collect (and make accessible) information related to ALL publications, conference posters and talks by students funded by the programme's grant. This information is also crucial for obtaining future grant funding. 

 For guidance on uploading papers to PURE:

  • papers co-authored with a member of staff

    • Staff are required to add their papers to PURE and to provide a full list of authors.  Please just remind your staff co-author to send the accepted manuscript and details of the paper to, and the RDM team will ensure you are correctly affiliated.  Alternatively, staff can create PURE records themselves, in which case they should choose your Data Science CDT profile* when searching for authors to affiliate.
  • papers not co-authored with a member of staff
    • Send the accepted manuscript (peer-reviewed but not yet typeset version) and details of your paper to the RDM team on Details to include:
      • List of authors
      • Journal or conference
      • Date of acceptance.


* CDT Data Science students have had separate profiles set up to allow the dissemination of work linked to the CDT.  (These profiles ARE public - compare with Postgraduate Students: PURE - see link below.)


When presenting a poster or a talk, you should ensure you acknowledge EPSRC, University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics, the School of Mathematics (if relevant- i.e. if one of your supervisors is based there) and the CDT in Data Science by including the logos for each organisation.

For paper publications and your MSc and PhD dissertations, acknowledgements should be written out in full and are required to contain our funding reference number:

"This work was supported in part by the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Data Science, funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (grant EP/L016427/1) and the University of Edinburgh."

Some students will receive funding from external sponsors (e.g. companies, government scholarships, internships, etc.) in addition to or instead of receiving funding entirely from the CDT in Data Science.  If this is the case for you, you should still acknowledge EPSRC, the University of Edinburgh, and the additional sponsor(s) in all of your publications.  
Multiple grant numbers should be separated by comma and space.  Where the research was supported by more than one agency, the different agencies should be separated by a semicolon, with "and" before the final funder.  Example: ‘This work was supported by the Wellcome Trust [grant numbers xxxx, yyyy]; theNatural Environment Research Council [grant number zzzz]; and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council [grant number aaaa].’ (Source:  Research Councils UK:TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF RESEARCH COUNCIL TRAINING GRANTS, Apr 2018)
If you have any questions, please contact RDM below.
The Research Data Management (RDM) Team can also help on how to use Pure.
You can also contact the Informatics Research Data Management Team if you have queries about a particular journal or conference venue.
Relevant logos for posters and presentations are available at the following links:


Further information related to poster printing procedures and payment can be found here: Poster Printing.