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UCD Office of Research Ethics

An Oifig Eitic Thaighde UCD

Child Protection & Garda Vetting

Researchers who as part of their research project may or will come in to direct and/or regular contact with children or vulnerable groups covered by the Children First Act (2015) and National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts (2012-2016), should make the necessary arrangements to be legally compliant.

UCD requires that staff and student researchers comply with the following university policies:

Garda Vetting Policy - Faculty & Staff (UCD HR)

Student Garda Vetting Policy (UCD Registry)

Child Protection Policy & Guidelines (UCD HR)