Research Governance and Ethics
- A Guide to Ethics and Governance (Word doc) [as PDF file].
- Guidance on Information Sheets and Consent Forms (COREC) (Word doc) [as PDF file].
- Ethics Committee Checklist (RDDirect) (Word doc) [as PDF file].
Research Ethics Service (NRES)
NRES was launched on 1st April 2007 and incorporates the Central Office for Research Ethics Committees (COREC) and NHS Research Ethics Committees (RECs)
Information on how to apply for ethical approval for your study.
Department of Health
Governance arrangements for NHS Research Ethics Committees.
Medical Research Council Ethics and Best Practice
The Medical Research Council issues guidance and advice on the conduct of research in key areas. All MRC staff, and researchers funded by MRC, are expected to comply with these guidelines.
Keele University Research Governance/Ethics website.