Guidance for Ethics Reviewers

Job Description for Ethics Reviewers

Job Description for Supervisor Ethics Reviewers

A quick-reference guide providing an introduction for new ethics reviewers is available below along with a more detailed guidance fact-sheet [the annex to this provides advice on what issues to look out for when reviewing a research ethics application].

To the right can be found links to the following:

  1. A link to ethics policy and guidance covering a range of topics;
  2. An excerpt from the University's Ethics Policy setting out the University's expectations for training of ethics reviewers;
  3. A link to the details of the next ethics reviewer training event, run by the central University Research Ethics Committee; 
  4. A link to resources from previous training events, including generic slides that are delivered at ethics reviewer training workshops, and case studies addressing a range of topics and challenges.