Supporting resources for research ethics and obtaining ethics approval

The following web pages provide additional policies, guidance and information to help you obtain ethics approval and manage your research ethically from start to finish.

Specialist Guidance Papers

The UREC has worked with experienced researchers, from within and outside the University, to develop a range of Specialist Research Ethics Guidance Papers on key subject areas.

Research Ethics Policy Notes

A series of policy documents discussing
specific issues in detail:

Supporting guidance on the University's Ethics Review Procedure


Other research ethics resources

A range of documents and external links to further guidance on research involving human participants.

Who to contact

Anita Kenny (, 21400) is the first point of contact for enquiries relating to research ethics and ethics approval.

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