Research ethics policies, procedures and guidance

Policies, procedures and guidance for research ethical approval, including research with human tissue.

Useful resources

  • Association of Internet Researchers 
    Ethics guides produced by AoIR, an academic association committed to ensuring that research on and about the internet is conducted in an ethical manner.
  • DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) 
    This service helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children.
  • ESRC Framework for Research Ethics
  • Horizon 2020
    The requirements for ethical compliance for all EU-funded research. 
  • UK Data Archive 
    The UK's largest collection of social and economic data (acquisition, curation and access provider).
  • NHS Health Research Authority (HRA)