Using this screen you are able to create a study:
Firstly, please note that OSCAR is freely available to use for academic research. We just ask in return that you cite the related methodological reference article: De Matteis S, Jarvis D, Young H, Young A, Allen N, Potts J, Darnton A, Rushton L, Cullinan P. Occupational self-coding and automatic recording (OSCAR): a novel web-based tool to collect and code lifetime job histories in large population-based studies. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2017 Mar 1;43(2):181-186.
Secondly, the responses collected via OSCAR may be linked with existing data. A unique identifier can be assigned to each participant and included in the email invitations sent to request OSCAR participation. Then, when a participant accesses OSCAR, they are requested to enter the unique identifier provided. This will be returned in their records in the final downloaded data. Other than the unique identifier OSCAR does not collect, process or store any personal identifiable data, as such OSCAR is unable to identify or re-identify any individual participant. Therefore, if a participant does not provide a unique identifier then their data will be considered fully anonymised with a blank value in this field.
In using this system you agree to the following terms:
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AGREED by the Parties on the date set out at the head of this Agreement
The Webmaster at CHP Design Ltd. email address: email@example.com The Study Owner at the Institution submitted and at the email address: as submitted on agreeing to the terms on this page.
To provide access and use by invitation only of the Oscar system for academic research of participant job histories.
Data subjects, participants in a study, are only able to use the Oscar system by invitation of the Study Owner. Their responses are assigned to the single Study to which they have been invited only. The data collected includes age, gender, education, job history by year and current occupation including any gaps in full-time work. There are optional questions specific to lung disease requested on a per job basis and an optional set of final questions per participant submission.
For academic research into the links between jobs and illness.