Research Ethics Policy
As a world-class research institution, the University of Sheffield aspires to produce the highest quality research. At the heart of this is the key principle that governs all research involving human participants, personal data and human tissue: respect for the participants' welfare and rights.
University Research Ethics Policy
Ethics policy governing research involving human participants personal data and human tissue.
For Staff and Students
Get access to the Research Ethics and Integrity Hub for information on ethics and integrity (log-in required)Research Ethics and Integrity Hub
Position statement on ethics reviewing for external organisations
Position statement relating to requests for the University and its departments to ethically review external research projects.
External research projects
What to do if your department is asked to take part in an external research project.
Ethical approval after leaving the University
Position statement relating to the status of ethics approval granted by the University after the research is transferred elsewhere.