School of Health in Social Science

Research ethics committee

The School Research Ethics Committee meets in person on a quarterly basis.

Chaired by the School’s Ethics Lead, Committee membership includes the Director of Research, representation from each Subject Area, and staff from the School’s Research Office. Staff from the Centre for Population Health are also present on the Committee.

 

The remit of the School Research Ethics Committee is to:

  1. Oversee the School of Health in Social Science’s arrangements for Research Ethics approval for research conducted by staff and students
  2. Consider applications for ethical approval from the School of Health in Social Science and the Centre for Population Health that do not undergo ethical review by recognized external bodies or Subject Areas
  3. Provide advice and support to the School Ethics Lead
  4. Participate in the Research Ethics Committee of the College of Humanities and Social Science

 

Questions for the School Research Ethics Committee should be directed to ethics.his@ed.ac.uk

 

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