Linguistics and English Language

Research ethics guidance

Links to helpful resources

Research and ethics guidance and forms during COVID-19

The PPLS-wide Ethics Submission Portal must now be used for new projects by staff and PhD students. MSc students should use the old LEL Ethics Submission Portal (2017 only, this will be deprecated after this year).

Ethics information and Submission Portal for Linguistics and English Language

If you are planning on carrying out a Knowledge Exchange and Impact (KEI) activity and you are unsure as to whether or not it requires ethical approval:

Ethical knowledge exchange and impact practices

Codes, Guidelines, Recommendations

British Psychological Societ

If you require a PDF document in an alternative format, such as large print or a coloured background, please email or contact the Postgraduate Office.

British Association for Applied Linguistics

Recommendations on Good Practice

American Psychological Association

Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct

American Anthropological Association

Code of Ethics (2009) (PDF)

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

CAHSS Research Ethics Framework + Other Policies and Advice

Research using personal data

Information for researchers at the University carrying out projects involving personal data