Guidelines specifically relating to Human Research:
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Additional Short Guides:
Post Approval Guidelines:
Research Ethics Appeals Process currently under review
Useful Policies & Guidelines from other UCD Sources
UCD GDPR - Short Guide to Classifying Personal Data
Research Data Management (UCD IT Services)
Home Visit/Face-to-Face Interviews Safety Guidelines (UCD SIRC Office document)
Fake News - Evaluating Information Guide (UCD Library guide)
Research with Participants (UCD Research Guide)
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