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Ethical Review

If your research involves humans or animals, it’s likely you’ll have to go through an Ethical Review process.  This ensures:

  • best practice with regard to ethical considerations in research
  • meeting all legislative, regulatory, and funder requirements
  • safeguarding the reputation of the University

There are different pathways for ethical review, depending on whether your project is low or higher risk. This self-assessment checklist will help you decide whether you need to go through the review process.

In this video, Dr Antony Walsh, Research Governance Officer, explains the importance of ethical review:



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For more information about research governance, please visit the website. You can also attend regular workshops through the Researcher Development Programme.

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