Apply for a Data Research Project
Step 1: Letter of Intent
Applying for a data research project begins with the researcher
submitting a letter
of intent (Word) describing the proposed
PDE Data Governance Research Committee reviews the proposed research
study and makes a recommendation for the research project application process
to proceed or not;
Recommended research projects must have a completed research application
submitted for PDE’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) review.
Step 2: Complete the official IRB application
Step 3: Enter the Data Access Agreement
PDE will contact the researcher to enter into the appropriate data access agreement once the
IRB has approved the research application.
Upon both parties completing and signing the Data Access agreement, PDE will work to pull together the identified research data and provide it to the researcher.