Open research data from clinical trials and public health intervention studies

This document is a brief summary of the Medical Research Council’s (MRC) policy on managing open research data in clinical and public health research.



MRC Policy on Open Research Data from Clinical Trials and Public Health Intervention Studies (2016) (PDF)

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This guidance outlines MRC policy on research transparency and data sharing, including:

  • scope of research
  • registering studies
  • publishing study protocol and statistical analysis
  • publishing study results
  • data sharing and transparency for individual data
  • frequently asked questions.

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