Ethics Approvals
(Human Participants) Sub-Committee

Additional Information and Resources

 


Secretary to Ethics Approvals (Human Participants) SubCommittee: Zoe Stockdale , Research Office, Room 2.01 Rutland Building

All research conducted outside of the UK may need additional insurance cover/clearance. Please contact Hiten Patel (h.patel@lboro.ac.uk) who will advise you how to proceed. Please do this even if you do not need to submit a full application to the HPSC.

 

1. Background / History of the Committee.

 

2. Dates of Meetings, and Deadlines for the Submission of Proposals.

 

3. Guidance on Making a Submission to the EAC.

 

4. Codes of Practice.

 

 

Code of Practice on Investigations Involving Human Participants

 

Health and Safety Policy on Blood Borne Viruses

 

Health and Safety Policy on Pathogens (excluding Blood Borne Viruses)

 

Research Misconduct and Whistle-Blowing Policy and Procedure

 

 

5. Guidance for Investigators.

 

 

The Ethical Advisory Committee produces a series of Guidance Notes for Investigators, which are intended to help investigators to plan for various aspects of their research. The Guidance Notes are not intended to include an exhaustive list of factors that should be taken into account, but it is hoped they will encourage investigators to adopt best practice, and familiarise themselves with the appropriate legislation / regulatory frameworks.

 

 

 

Making payments to Participants

 

Compliance with Data Protection Requirements

 

Conducting Interviews Off-Campus and Working Alone

 

Data Collection and Storage

 

Electronic Research Methods Guidance Paper

 

Exposure to Hazardous Substances

 

Exposure to Ionising Radiation

 

Pharmaceutical Drugs

 

Working with Children and Young People

 

Rigour, respect and responsibility: Good practice guidelines for scientists

 

 

 

6. Archive of Approved Generic Poposals

 

 

7. Application Forms and Templates for download. ALL RECENTLY UPDATED

 

Ethical Clearance Checklist (to be completed for ALL investigations involving human participants)

 

Research Proposal Application Form

 

Generic Protocol Application Form

 

Informed Consent Template

 

Participant Information Sheet Template

 

Health Screen Questionnaire Template

 

Guidance for Completion of Ethical Clearance Checklist

 

Informed Consent (Repeat Visits) Consent Form

 

Child Assent Form


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September 2012
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