The University Research Committee has responsibility for the implementation of the University polices that relate to research ethics. The committee is expected to liaise with College Research Committees and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of University policies relating to research ethics and research governance, and to provide the final review in the case of an appeal relating to an application for ethical approval.
Responsibility for consideration of requests for ethical approval rest with College Research Ethics Committees that report to their College Research Committee.
Current committees and their chairs are listed below:
Chair: Robert Burstow
Derby Business School
Chair: Tim Heap
Chair: Hugh Rollinson
Chair: Debs Robinson
Engineering and Technology
Chair: Professor Phil Lane
Health and Social Care
Chair: Lorraine Henshaw
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Chair: Robert Hudson
University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL)
Chair: Gemma Ryan
The members of a College Research Ethics Committee adhere to a Statement of Confidentiality.