Academic Research Application Form

Primary Information

Title of Research 

Research Timeline

Researcher Name

Researcher College

Researcher Phone

Letter of Reference


Job Title

Researcher Degree

Researcher Email

Are there any co-researcher? If yes, please list name, degree, college and e-mail.


Work will be published

If to be published, please provide details and refer to"SMA Rights" section in the Academic Research Policy

Purpose & Procedures

Summarize the purpose of research in no more than 200 words highlighting the background information, research questions, SMA required locations, aims and objectives of the research and the reason for choosing SMA in particular

Purpose of Research

Research Procedure 
Clearly state the strategy of how you plan to conduct your research. List all methods to be used and types of data to be collected, eg:questionnaires, object examinations etc.

Research Interviews

Specify visitor demographic and staff occupation (museum or department) if included as part of the research.

Research Filming & Photography

Research Requires Filming / Photography

Start Date & time of Photography / Filming


Number of the Crew

End Date & Time of Photography / Filming


List all equipments you are going to use when conducting your photography or filiming

Interview Required

If interview is required please provide list of topics and questions

If visual information will be posted in social media accounts, festivals or competitions, printed materials, etc please supply the details

Designated Filming Area

I have read and agree to abide to SMA Academic Research Policy also I agree to inform my SMA research contact of any changes in the research. In case of changes, the acquired information can no longer be used and a new form must be submitted with the new changes for approval.

Please note that research approval might take from 1 to 3 weeks. Please contact the museum directly for further enquiries.

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