There are many steps involved in submitting an ethics application – and no recruitment of participants or data collection can commence until ethics approval has been granted.
If you need to submit an application for human ethics approval, this section will provide you with the information that you need.
The Research Ethics Office can also provide assistance to staff and students in the consideration of ethical issues.
Conducting research that involves human participants requires an understanding of guidelines that are contained in legislation and policy.
This section covers key guidelines and codes for researchers, including:
This section will help you understand the application process. Researchers can start an application at any time via STREAM.
Common questions about applying for approval include:
Conducting research ethically means making ethical considerations throughout the project, not just during the ethics approval process.
It may be necessary to seek further approval from the Ethics Committee in some circumstances.
This section includes information on:
This part of the site covers specific information and advice for researchers working with human participants.
It includes research conducted in: