The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018. The introduction of this legislation has implication for all who process, hold or manage personal data, including researchers and research organisations.
UKRIO’s future work streams include publications exploring GDPR and research integrity. Meanwhile, those involved in research may find the following resources helpful:
- Information Commissioner’s Office: Guide to the GDPR
- JISC: GDPR resources
- Health Research Authority: GDPR guidance
- Medical Research Council: GDPR resources
- Economic & Social Research Council: Why GPDR matters for research
- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and implications for research. Cornock M. Maturitas. 2018 May;111:A1-A2. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.01.017
- How the writers of case reports need to consider and address consent and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Cornock M. Case Rep Womens Health. 2018 Apr 13;19:e00060. doi: 10.1016/j.crwh.2018.e00060
Please note that this list is not intended to be exhaustive and should not be seen as a substitute for advice from suitably qualified persons.
This list will be updated periodically. UKRIO would like to thank Professor Margaret Rees of the UKRIO Advisory Board for her help in putting this list together.