Research ethics and integrity


All research undertaken in the department must follow the University policy for Good Research and Innovation Practices (GRIP) and the guidance contained in Research Ethics: General Principles and Statements.

Research, Partnerships and Innovation provide information on Research Integrity and Ethics on their home page

To apply for ethics approval follow this link.

The department has a Research Ethics Committee which comprises of the following staff members:

Ethics Administrator: Rosie Lynch

Lead Ethics Reviewer: Buick Davison

Ethics Reviewers: Paul Bentley, Jon CarrBuick DavisonDanielle Densley-Tingley, Ian Guymer, Iman HajirasoulihaRichard HarpinRachel Horn, Martin MayfieldAndy Nichols, Steve Thornton.

Guidance for the roles of each of the above may be found here.

Don’t know if your research requires ethics approval? Read this.

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