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Research Ethics & Data Protection Form
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University of Malta staff, students, or anyone else planning to carry out research under the auspices of the University, must complete the Research Ethics & Data Protection Form


Ahead of completing the REDP Form, please read the UM Research Code of Practice  and the UM Research Ethics Review Procedures. Also refer to the relevant Frequently Asked Questions.  


**NOTE** There is a full replica of the form which  can be downloaded. Use this to become familiar with the format and requirements of the REDP Form before beginning your application. 

The REDP Form guides applicants through 4 parts:

1. Applicant and project details;

2. Self-assessment checklist;

3. Detailed evaluation;

4. Submission details.

Part 3 (Detailed Evaluation) will be shown ONLY to applicants who flag an issue in the self-assessment checklist. In such cases, applicants must elaborate on the issue flagged and seek FREC permission prior
to data collection. In all other cases, applicants must submit the form to FREC for filing and audit purposes, and may commence research directly.

Any feedback on this form may be sent to

***REDP Form***

As of 12 November 2018, the Research Ethics and Data Protection form is to be filled in online. The previous downloadable forms have been discontinued.

The REDP form can be accessed via the menu on the left of this page or by clicking here.

***Amended Code of Practice and Review Procedures***
The UM 'Research Code of Practice' and 'Research Ethics Review Procedures' were amended by Senate on 21 March 2019. All links to these documents now point to the amended versions.

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