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Submit a research request<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​How to submit a research request​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>​To facilitate this process, we follow a standard research application procedure for all requests, including requests from independent researchers and organisations.</p><p>Due to the volume of requests, research requests should be submitted <strong>at least one month </strong>ahead of the planned research commencement date. Please bear in mind that requests requiring the participation of multiple departments will take longer to review and process for approval.<br></p><p>For your research request to be considered, you must submit details of the research to be undertaken, along with supporting documentation.</p><h4>Requirements for submitting your research request:</h4><ul><li>Provide us with an approved research proposal or outline of the planned research.</li><li>An ethics approval letter from your academic institution, if applicable.</li><li>Details of the researcher(s) and (their) institutional affiliation(s).</li><li>Full details of the planned research products and how the research and information will be used.</li><li>Full details of what specifically is being requested from the City for the research, including data, documents and details of participants to the research.</li><li>Full details of the time required from City staff who are requested to be participants in the research.</li><li>The commencement date and duration of the research.</li><li>Details of any planned publication of the research findings (name of publication and anticipated publication date).</li><li>Any additional information related to the research proposal as may be requested by the City of Cape Town</li></ul><p> <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Submit your research request online<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>.</strong></p><p>Accompanying documentation must be uploaded with the application form.<br></p><p>See our detailed <a href="" target="_blank">guideline document </a>for comprehensive research request requirements.<br></p><h4>The guidelines apply to:</h4><ul><li>researchers in the private sector, in government-associated research institutions and/or portfolios, and in non-governmental organisations (NGOs) .</li><li>researchers undertaking non-degree related research (including those at academic institutions and City of Cape Town staff)</li><li>students  or researchers (including City of Cape Town staff) wishing to undertake research towards the completion of a degree or academic qualification.</li></ul><h4>Access to political office-bearers</h4><p>All requests to interview political officer-bearers, including councillors and other senior politicians, must be directed to the Mayor’s office at <a href=""> </a>. </p><h4>Heath research<br></h4><p> View the <a href="">health research page </a>for further information on submitting health research requests.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2> <p> <strong>Sivuyile Rilityana</strong></p> <p>Email: ​​​​​​​<a href=""></a></p></span>GP0|#3df185e6-cbfa-4471-8859-7d09fc1b7417;L0|#03df185e6-cbfa-4471-8859-7d09fc1b7417|Access information;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396Apply for permission to access City resources for research purposes.0



Request Permission to Conduct Research Guidelines194848GP0|#63522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33;L0|#063522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33|Guideline;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2023-07-23T22:00:00Z



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