Psychology

Policies and guidelines

All applicants should familiarise themselves with University policy and the relevant BPS documents

In carrying out this review process, the PREC are informed by numerous ethical policies and guidelines. All applicants should familiarise themselves with University policy and the relevant BPS documents at a minimum.

University of Edinburgh College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science (CAHSS)

CAHSS Research Ethics Framework + Other Policies and Advice

The British Psychological Society (BPS)

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Framework for Research Ethics

Medical Research Council (MRC)

MRC Ethics and Research Guidance

British Academy

The British Academy Code of Practice

Social Research Association (SRA)

SRA's Code of Practice for the Safety of Social Researchers

Wellcome Trust

Guidelines on Good Research Practice

Research Involving People Living in Low and Middle Income Countries

American Psychological Association (APA)

APA Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct

Guidelines for researchers using the Volunteer Panel

Guidelines for researchers using the Volunteer Panel

Research using personal data

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

Records Management

University's compliance with information legislation and the implementation of records management best practice