Information for Departments' Ethics Administrators

Key information explaining the role of the Ethics Administrator is contained in the following documents:

Ethics Administrator Job Description

Guidance fact-sheet for Ethics Administrators

If you are new to the role of Ethics Administrator and require further guidance on what the role entails, then please email Anita Kenny ( who will be happy to help.

In addition to the factsheet, to the right can be found links to:

1) Training presentation that was delivered to Ethics Administrators in April 2008;

2) Guidance on the annual reporting of ethics decisions process (each year the Administrator has to report statistics to the University Research Ethics Committee) and guidance on keeping records related to the ethics review of applications (this has now been virtually phased out as the online system collates records independently).