The Research Ethics guidance and forms, and the Code of Practice, have been update for 2017/18.
There is now a ‘How do I get ethical approval for my research project?’ flow chart, which will help explain the three different routes for ethical approval:
Approval of research projects in taught programmes
Approval of ‘low risk’ staff and PGR student research
Approval via Research Ethics Sub-Committee
The Code of Practice has been updated with a section on using social media for interaction with research participants.
All the Research Ethics documents (including Guidance, forms and an ‘Information Sheet and Consent Form template) are available at: