Research

THE DCS RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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Standard Operating Procedures

DCS REC Terms of Reference

Research Agreement Form

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 5 February 2019 22 February 2019
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 15 March 2019 05 April 2019
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 17 May 2019 14 June 2019
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 26 July 2019 16 August 2019
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 13 September 2019 04 October 2019
Academic Institutions, Students and Organizations 08 November 2019 29 November 2019

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 : 0123072770

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