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Research ethics

Research involving human participants, human material and/or human data is subject to formal ethical review and approval before such work can be started.

School Research Ethics Procedures

7 May 2020

Who needs ethical clearance, what research it covers, and guidance on how to submit applications.

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Ethical review application form

7 May 2020

Procedures for conducting research ethically, including recruitment, data protection, ancient human remains, human tissue, fieldwork and provision against terrorism.

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Best practice guidelines for human remains store

10 October 2017

Underlying legislation and guidelines for storing human remains.

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Policy for the care, treatment and storage of Archaeological human remains

10 November 2017

The appropriate care and treatment of archaeological human remains.

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Research ethics training

Research and Innovation Services has launched an online training programme designed to help researchers understand their responsibilities and ensure that research is conducted to the highest professional standards.

Further details on the Research Integrity Online Training Programme can be found on the staff/student intranet.