PhD Studentship Declarations and Authorisations

On behalf of the Administering Institution: By signing the PhD Studentship application, we:

(i) agree to ensure that the work of this project will follow the guidance of the code of practice on confidentiality of personal health information which was issued by SODoH under cover of NHS Circular No 1990(GEN)22;

(ii) agree to follow the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018;

(iii) agree to ensure that all ethical approvals; all licences required to carry out procedures on animals; and all other relevant regulatory approvals required to conduct this project will be obtained and will be in force when any work requiring such approvals and licences is conducted;

(iv) acknowledge that we have read the “PhD Standard Conditions Applying to the Award of Medical Research Scotland Research Funding” and agree to abide by them and any amendments which may subsequently be issued by Medical Research Scotland;

(v) confirm that we, and all those providing personal information in this application have read and understood Medical Research Scotland’s Privacy Policy

(vi) confirm that to the best of our knowledge and belief the project described here represents the ideas, concepts and writings of us and the External Partner Organisation (EPO) and is not a modification of projects submitted by others elsewhere;

(vii) confirm that the EPO has given permission for it to be cited on this application and that we will be solely responsible for the EPO’s involvement in the project and there will be no contractual relationship between Medical Research Scotland and the EPO other than in respect of the protection and exploitation of the research as detailed below where we will be jointly and severally liable with the EPO;

(viii) agree to abide by the policy on ownership of Intellectual Property arising from the proposed research in accordance with Section 12 of the application;

(ix) confirm that the several supervisors (including the Company Supervisor) have given permission for their names to be cited on this application;

(x) confirm that this application has been reviewed and approved and that, if successful, the work will be accommodated in and administered by the Department/Division or equivalent as named in Section 2 of the application of the Administering Institution;

(xi) confirm that the supervision and support provided to the student will conform to the requirements laid out by the Administering Institution’s Code of Practice (or equivalent) for the supervision of PhD students;

(xii) accept responsibility for the conduct of this project and funds awarded for it and shall immediately inform Medical Research Scotland if there is any indication of scientific misconduct or misuse of grant funds;

(xiii) further acknowledge that the Intellectual Property Manager of the Administering Institution has been made aware of the requirement for protection and exploitation of the research as set out in the PhD Standard Conditions Applying to the Award of Medical Research Scotland Research Funding and that any replacement Intellectual Property Managers from time to time will be similarly advised by us.

 

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On behalf of the External Partner Organisation: By signing the PhD Studentship application, we:

(xiv) agree to abide by the policy on ownership of Intellectual Property arising from the proposed research in accordance with Section 11 of the application;

(xv) agree to be bound by Conditions 15 and 17 and any related Conditions of the PhD Standard Conditions Applying to the Award of Medical Research Scotland Research Funding (in relation to commercial, industrial and intellectual property, the commercial exploitation of results and in relation to confidentiality, dispute resolution etc);

(xvi) confirm that we, and all those providing personal information in this application, have read and understood Medical Research Scotland’s Privacy Policy;

(xvii) undertake to provide supervision and support for the student that will conform to the requirements laid out by the Administering Institution’s Code of Practice (or equivalent) for the supervision of PhD students;

(xviii) undertake to accommodate the student and provide training for the student, as agreed with the Administering Institution.

 

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On behalf of Additional Supervisor’s Institution: By signing the PhD Studentship application, we:

(xix) confirm that we, and all those providing personal information in this application, have read and understood Medical Research Scotland’s Privacy Policy;

(xx) undertake to provide supervision and support for the student that will conform to the requirements laid out by the Administering Institution’s Code of Practice (or equivalent) for the supervision of PhD students;

(xxi) undertake to accommodate the student and provide training for the student, as agreed with the Administering Institution.

 

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Where the application requires the use of NHS facilities this application should also be submitted to the relevant NHS R&D Director (“NHS R&D Director”) for approval.The NHS R&D Director is required to sign the following declaration:

(xxii) By signing the PhD Studentship application, on behalf of my NHS Institution (as named in the application) that access to the NHS facilities shall be provided to the applicant as specified in this application.