MRC guidance on sharing research data from population and patient studies

This policy and guidance provides requirements for research studies to meet the Medical Research Council (MRC) policy on research data sharing.



MRC Policy and Guidance on Sharing of Research Data from Population and Patient Studies (PDF)

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The guidance includes:

  • data sharing requirements
  • standards and policy for sharing research data
  • data access governance
  • data sharing – agreements, reporting, responsibilities and funding
  • data preparation and transfer.


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