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Research Ethics

Ethics applications are accepted on the first Thursday of each month except August. Guidelines and application forms are available at the links below if you need assistance please email:  A video on 'How to Fill in an Ethics Application' (link below), has been created and it is advised that you view this video before filling in your form.

Please note that an Ethics Application must contain the following:

  1. Application form (Expedited or Full, refer to video)
  2. Relevant documents (Participant Information Sheet, Consent Form)
  3. Interview Questions/Survey Questions (whichever is appropriate)
  4. Research Privacy Notice
  5. Link to the Google/Microsoft Consent Form (while studies are being carried out during Covid-19)

How to Fill in an Ethics Application - Video

Application Forms

Expedited Ethics Form 

Full Ethics Form

SE Research Privacy Notice Form

Guidance on how to fill the Research Privacy Notice Form

Other Forms

UL Child Protection Form - to be submitted only if using participants under the age of 18.

Chairs Decision Form (.pdf) (.rtf)  -  to be submitted if minor changes have been made to a previously approved application.


General Information

Guidelines for Research on Human Persons by Staff or Students

Schedule of Meetings AY20/21

Committee Members