RDN is committed to partnering or collaborating in research to enhance the quantity and quality of rural research in areas of mutual interest. All requests to partner should be made via the following RDN Research Request form. Any questions can also be directed to the Research Committee at email@example.com. Research requests will be considered by the Research Committee on the dates outlined below.
Research Committee Meeting dates for 2021
|Applications must be received by the following dates to be considered for the meeting held during the next week.||Meeting dates|
|Friday 2 July||Friday 9 July|
|Friday 6 August||Friday 13 August|
|Friday 3 September||Friday 10 September|
|Friday 8 October||Friday 15 October|
|Friday 5 November||Friday 12 November|
|Friday 3 December||Friday 10 December|
There are conditions associated with collaborating on research or receiving data from RDN. We request that RDN:
- Is acknowledged and/or provided the opportunity to co-author publications, including conference presentations. The following text should be inserted into the acknowledgment section of any publication, conference presentation, report or other work that has used RDN data:
“The data in this report was compiled with data extracted from our operational workforce database. Our workforce database is maintained through regular surveys as well as operational processes and activities. RDN makes every effort to ensure information accurate and current. However, we acknowledge that data limitations arise as information is constantly changing and errors may occur.
Every effort has been made to ensure the correctness of this report. However, the data provided has been taken from RDN’s operational database which changes regularly. The report is provided in its current form without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. In no event shall the authors or copyright holders be liable for any form, damages or other liability, whether in an action of contract, tort or otherwise, arising from out of or in connection with the report provided or the use or other dealings with the report.”
- Receives a two-to-three-page summary report on the outcomes of the use of the data or research. This should give a brief overview of the research undertaken, main outcomes and recommendations or future directions.
- Is given the opportunity to comment on and/or contribute to any materials generated from the data or research, e.g. training materials, infographics, newspaper articles, PowerPoint presentations, research publications, and conference presentations.