Applying for ethical approval for research in the United Kingdom

Smajdor, Anna, Sydes, Matthew R., Gelling, Leslie and Wilkinson, Mark (2009) Applying for ethical approval for research in the United Kingdom. The BMJ, 339. b4013. ISSN 1756-1833

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Applying for ethical review in the United Kingdom can be time consuming and burdensome for researchers. The process can often be made easier by implementing relatively minor changes in the early stages of drawing up the application. In this article we discuss the practicalities of preparing an application for ethical review, and the process by which decisions are made. We offer advice on how to avoid common problems when applying to a research ethics committee and provide information on the integrated research application system, launched in January 2008.

Item Type: Journal Article
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education (until September 2018)
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Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2010 11:42
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2022 16:56

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