Research data is not necessarily protected by copyright as ideas and information in themselves are not protected unless expressed in material form but it can be covered by a Creative Commons 0 (CC0) licence to indicate it is in the public domain.
Restriction of access to full text of a submitted work may be possible in specific cases. In order for access to the full text to be restricted, contact must be initiated by the author with the The Office for Researcher Training, Quality & Integrity and a Restricted Access to a Thesis form completed and submitted. The Office for Researcher Training, Quality & Integrity will be responsible for approving restrictions and will advise the Library as appropriate.
An embargo is often required when choosing the "Green Access" option for Open Access publishing.
The CC0 licence can be used for your data as an indication that you allow others to use it.
The suite of licences include core conditions which are: