Ethics review procedure

All members of staff within the Department of Physics and 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 University of Sheffield's Ethics and Integrity webpages:

Ethics and Integrity

The Department uses University of Sheffield's online Ethics Application System. The following webpages contain detailed information about the ethics approval procedure and review system:

Applying for Ethics Approval

Key contacts

Principal ethics contact: Dr Eleanor Stillman, e.c.stillman@sheffield.ac.uk)