Legal Services


Research Activities

This guidance draws your attention to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) relating to research activities, and outlines the actions required to achieve compliance with the Act. This includes information about registering your research project with Legal Services.

Personal data
Sensitive personal data
Anonymisation in research
International research
Student led research
Research registration
Guidance on completing the data protection registration form
Research Ethics
Information Governance Advisory Service
Research amendments
Studies requiring Health Research Authority Approval