Ethics Review Procedure

All members of staff within the Department of Physics & Astronomy and supervised-students who are registered with the Department and who plan to undertake research which involves human participants, personal data or human tissue, must ensure that their proposed research is ethically approved via the appropriate ethics review procedure, prior to commencing such research.

The Department operates the ethics review procedure in accordance with the University's Research Ethics Policy.

To find out more about the Ethics Policy visit the central ethics web pages:
http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/ris/other/gov-ethics/ethicspolicy.

The Department uses the University Online Ethics Review System. These web pages contain detailed information about the ethics approval procedure and review system:
http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/ris/other/gov-ethics/ethicspolicy/approval-procedure.

Key contacts

Principal Ethics Contact: Dr Eleanor Stillman (email e.c.stillman@sheffield.ac.uk)