Request for Ethical Approval - Research Ethics - University of Derby

Request for Ethical Approval

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All research undertaken at the University needs to secure ethical approval prior to the commencement of fieldwork. 

If you are an undergraduate student or a student on a taught postgraduate programme your request for ethical approval will be assessed by your supervisor and possibly one other member of academic staff.  Further information should be available in your module handbook.

Research students and staff undertaking research will submit their request for ethical approval through their College Research Ethics Committee. 

For undergraduates and taught postgraduate programmes the following forms should be used as appropriate:


The research student and staff request form is available here:

PG and Staff request for ethical approval for research 2015