School of Engineering and Informatics (for staff and students)

Research Ethics

For detailed information covering an overview of the Ethical Review process, application forms, guidelines, and procedures please view the Universities comprehensive Research Governance and Ethics pages.

Low Risk Projects

Ethical review of low risk projects at the University is carried out at two levels:

- Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught student projects are reviewed at School level (SREO)

- Staff and Postgraduate Research student projects are reviewed by one of the Cross-Schools Research Ethics Committees (C-RECs)  

Higher Risk Projects

- All Staff and student (UG, PGT, PGR) higher risk projects are reviewed by a C-REC.



The School of Engineering and Informatics comes under the Informatics, Engineering & Design, and Mathematics & Physical Sciences Cross-Schools Research Ethics Committee (C-REC).  
They can be contacted via:


The School Research Ethics Officer (SREO) for Engineering and Informatics can also be contacted via:


School of Engineering and Informatics (for staff and students)

School Office:
School of Engineering and Informatics, University of Sussex, Chichester 1 Room 012, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QJ
T 01273 (67) 8743/ 8195
F 01273 (87) 7873

School Office opening hours: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00
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