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Research Ethics - updated guidance and forms

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Research Ethics - updated guidance and forms
by Student and Programme Centre - Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:21 AM

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: