Terms of reference/remit

  • To follow the criteria and principles set out by the QResearch Advisory Board in assessing and advising on applications to access the QResearch database
  • To assess the risks involved in each application for use of the QResearch database and to refer difficult areas for decision to the QResearch Advisory Group
  • To advise the QResearch team on technical issues

The Chair of the Scientific Committee is Professor Rafael Perera, Professor of Medical Statistics at the University of Oxford. As the HRA Data Controller for QResearch and the linked datasets, final decisions relating to data access are made by Julia Hippisley-Cox, supported by the advice from the Scientific Advisory Committee. 

Committee membership

Committee minutes

Declaration of interest policy

Publication policy

Peer review questions