Research

THE DCS RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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Standard Operating Procedures

DCS REC Terms of Reference

Research Agreement Form Updated-2020

ResearchApplicationForm-G179-1

Please note that all research projects involving an offender or members of SA Department of Correctional Services is subject to a formal application, review and approval process as described in the DCS Research Policy.

All research applications must be made on the appropriate forms, namely:

The Research Application Form (G179)
The Agreement form

These forms must be accompanied by:

  • A comprehensive research proposal
  • Certified copies of ID’s must not be older than 3 months
  • Approval letter from the Research Ethics Committee of any South African Academic Institution OR any other recognised Research Ethics Committee in South African e.g(HSRC and SAMRC)
  • The research instrument/tool (e.g. questionnaire )
  • University proof of registration (if you are the student)

 

DUE DATES


Closing Date for Application REC Meeting
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 14 February 2020 28 February 2020
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 10 April 2020 24 April 2020
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 12 June 2020 26 June 2020
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 14 August 2020 28 August 2020
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 16 October 2020 30 October 2020
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 13 November 2020 27 November 2020

NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE DEALT WITH AT THE NEXT REC MEETING.
Applicants will be informed in writing of the outcome of their application.
Applications can be sent to:

Email:

RECApplications@dcs.gov.za
Tel : 0123072463

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