Any enquiries related to the University's ethics policy, procedures, pathways, application process or forms should be directed in the first instance to the Research Ethics Administrative Team.

Research Ethics Administrative Team


Research Ethics Admin Team
UWE Bristol
Northavon House
Frenchay Campus
BS16 1QY


Members of the University Research Ethics Sub-Committee (RESC)

RESC Chair (nominated by the Vice-Chancellor)

FREC Chairs

Representatives from Faculties and Services

  • Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education (ACE)  FRECKathryn Last
  • Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) FREC: Vacant
  • Faculty of Environment and Technology (FET) FRECDr Paul White
  • Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences (HAS) FRECDr Joanne Williams
  • Doctoral Academy (RBI): Dr Tim Moss
  • Student representative: Vacant
  • Members not employed by UWE Bristol: Mark Woodcock; Wan Ching Yee

Membership of the Faculty Research Ethics Committees (FRECs)

Please note: All Faculty Research Ethics Committees (FRECs) will continue to meet and remain monitor their ethics applications separately until such time as the new ethics committee structure is finalised for the new colleges. This will enable all our systems, processes, communications, and ways of working to be aligned by the 2023-24 academic year.

Academic Board reporting structure

The Research Ethics Sub-Committee (RESC) reports to the Research and Knowledge Exchange Committee, a committee of the University's Academic Board.

The Faculty Research Ethics Committees (FRECs) report to their Faculty Research and Knowledge Exchange Committees, which report to their Faculty Boards.