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-~~NOTOC~~ +==== NSHD Data Sharing Committee ==== 
-====== NSHD Data Sharing Committee ​====== +---- 
- +=== The review process ===
-==== The review process ​====+
 All proposals are considered by members of the LHA/NSHD Data All proposals are considered by members of the LHA/NSHD Data
 Sharing Committee and by specialist reviewers if necessary. Proposals are considered by Sharing Committee and by specialist reviewers if necessary. Proposals are considered by
-the LHA/NSHD Data Sharing Committee on a monthly ​basis. ​+the LHA/NSHD Data Sharing Committee on a regular ​basis. ​
  
 As a general guideline, successful research proposals meet the following criteria: As a general guideline, successful research proposals meet the following criteria:
  
-  * No breach of confidence should be incurred. +  * No breach of confidence should be incurred 
-  * The use of the data should be within the bounds of consent given by cohort members, and comply with MRC guidance on ethics and research governance. +  * The use of the data should be within the bounds of consent given by cohort members, and comply with MRC guidance on ethics and research governance 
-  * There should be no risk to the viability or reputation of the study from use of the data supplied. +  * There should be no risk to the viability or reputation of the study from use of the data supplied 
-  * The proposal should be from bone fide researchers working within an MRC recognised organisation who have the necessary expertise to undertake the project. In the case of students applying for access, their supervisor must be a co-applicant and ensure that appropriate academic and data security guidance are adhered to at all times.+  * The proposal should be from bone fide researchers working within an MRC recognised organisation who have the necessary expertise to undertake the project. In the case of students applying for access, their supervisor must be a co-applicant and ensure that appropriate academic and data security guidance are adhered to at all times
  
  
-Researchers are encouraged to view the list of previously approved data sharing proposals+Researchers are encouraged to view the [[approved|list of previously approved data sharing proposals]]
 to assess points of similarity or overlap with already existing projects. to assess points of similarity or overlap with already existing projects.
  
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 may be subject to a charge to cover the additional costs incurred by the LHA. Any such may be subject to a charge to cover the additional costs incurred by the LHA. Any such
 costs will be notified in advance. costs will be notified in advance.
 +\\ \\ 
  
-==== Correspondence and timings for review of submissions ​====+=== Correspondence and timings for review of submissions ===
 Receipt of your application will be notified using the email address you supplied. If you have Receipt of your application will be notified using the email address you supplied. If you have
 not received an electronic confirmation of your submission within 10 working days please not received an electronic confirmation of your submission within 10 working days please
-contact ​swiftinfo@nshd.mrc.ac.uk.+[[mrclha.swiftinfo@ucl.ac.uk|contact us]]
  
-The LHA/NSHD Data Sharing Committee meets once a month to assess all new applications+The LHA/NSHD Data Sharing Committee meets regularly ​to assess all new applications
 to use NSHD data. In normal circumstances a decision will be taken by the LHA/NSHD Data to use NSHD data. In normal circumstances a decision will be taken by the LHA/NSHD Data
-Sharing Committee within two months ​of receipt of the proposal, however this is dependent+Sharing Committee within two weeks of receipt of the proposal, however this is dependent
 upon the timing of the original proposal in relation to the meetings. Applicants will be upon the timing of the original proposal in relation to the meetings. Applicants will be
 notified by email if their application to use the data will be delayed beyond these time lines. notified by email if their application to use the data will be delayed beyond these time lines.
 +\\ \\ 
  
-==== Rejected proposals and appeals procedure ​====+=== Rejected proposals and appeals procedure ===
 In the unusual situation that the LHA/NSHD Data Sharing Committee cannot immediatley ​ In the unusual situation that the LHA/NSHD Data Sharing Committee cannot immediatley ​
 approve a proposal, the external researcher can appeal, in the first instance ​ to the Director approve a proposal, the external researcher can appeal, in the first instance ​ to the Director
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 may involve additional conditions for use of the data: this list is indicative rather than may involve additional conditions for use of the data: this list is indicative rather than
 exhaustive. exhaustive.
-  * Proposals that require access to a specialist database created by a key collaborator or have required significant investments in time by the study team. +  * Proposals that require access to a specialist database created by a key collaborator or have required significant investments in time by the study team 
-  * Proposals that require access to sensitive data. Sensitive data include, but are not limited to, the cause and date of death of a study member, data on residential or emigration history, and medical and other information with small cell counts (e.g. some ICD hospital admissions, or childhood enuresis variables). +  * Proposals that require access to sensitive data. Sensitive data include, but are not limited to, the cause and date of death of a study member, data on residential or emigration history, cancer registration information or other data obtained from NHS Digital, and medical and other information with small cell counts (e.g. some ICD hospital admissions, or childhood enuresis variables) 
-  * Proposals requiring access to data or meta-data that have not yet been through vigorous quality ​assurances ​protocols in place and will require a significant amount of time to check and/or clean. +  * Proposals requiring access to data or meta-data that have not yet been through vigorous quality ​assurance ​protocols in place and will require a significant amount of time to check and/or clean 
-  * Proposals requiring access to extensive biomedical data or that significantly overlap with the current scientific programmes of the NSHD study team. +  * Proposals requiring access to extensive biomedical data 
-  * Proposals from researchers outside the UK.+  * Proposals from researchers outside the UK