Ethical standards

UWE Bristol is committed to promoting high ethical standards in the conduct of research undertaken by its staff and students.

Templates and guidance on privacy notices (DOC)participant information sheet (DOC) and consent forms (DOC) are now available, together with guidance on research.

All research involving human participants and/or human tissues requires ethical approval by the University's Research Ethics Sub-Committee (RESC), formerly UREC, or one of its Faculty Research Ethics Committees (FRECs).

Frequently asked questions

Answers to popular questions about research ethics applications, including student research and NHS research.


Contact information for the Research Ethics Admin Team, University Research Ethics Sub-Committee and the Faculty Research Ethics Committee.