Please note: we have a strict minimum for this course of 8 delegates.  The cut off date for meeting the required number of delegates is Friday 13 September, so if we have not met the number at that date the training will be postponed and an alternative date will be confirmed.

Morning Course:

10: 00 - 12:30 Data Privacy in Research (1/2 day Introductory Course):

This introductory course is suitable for researchers throughout the research sector with no prior knowledge in data protection. It will provide an overview of the data protection principles and key concepts in the UK Data Protection Act 2018 in the context of the research sector. It will help participants develop an awareness of the legal framework and context for data protection and build confidence around their responsibilities.

£175 for Members and CPS

£245 for non-Members.


Afternoon Course:

14:00 – 16:30 Conducting a Data Protection Impact Assessment for research projects (1/2 day Intermediate/Advanced Course)

This course is designed for those with good understanding of data protection concepts. It is suitable for researchers and Data Protection Officers throughout the research sector, whether working in agencies or in client-side organisations, including those responsible for quality and compliance issues.

DPIA’s are required for processing that is “likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons.” The course will use case studies to explore the appropriate use of and approach to of data protection impact assessments for research projects focusing on the use of DPIA’s in line with regulatory Guidance published by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in this area.

£175 for Members and CPS

£245 for non-Members


If you wish to attend both courses:

£325 for Members

£475 for non-members


“Very informative and useful.  A must for all research agencies.”

Leah Green, CSR

24 September 2019

“Essential for organisations in the industry.”

Susan Moore, MMR Research

24 September 2019


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