A way of raising funds by asking a large number
of people each for money
Obtaining information or input into a
task/project by enlisting the help of a large number of people
The maintenance and assurance of the accuracy and consistency of data over its entire life cycle.
All personal information is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act (1998). This means that researchers have to put in all the necessary safeguards to protect the confidentiality of the information they collect about research participants. They should explain the patient information sheet:
Data Protection Act
Characterised by progressive deterioration and loss of function in the organs or tissues
A particular sector of the population.