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Wed 3 Feb 2021
10:00 - 11:00

Venue: Online / Webinar

Provided by: Postdoc Academy


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Good Practice in Research: Applying for Ethical Review

Wed 3 Feb 2021


The seminar will provide you with a roadmap of practical steps and issues to consider when submitting a research ethical application for review by a University research ethics committee. It will provide an overview of the research ethics structure at Cambridge and signpost the relevant guidelines and sources of support. It will take you through the application journey from who should apply for ethical review, how to prepare and submit an application to what factors research ethics committees consider during their review.

The instructor is Dr Rhys Morgan, Research Governance and Integrity Officer, or Dr Sinead Healy, Research Governance Facilitator, of the Research Strategy Office (RSO).

Target audience

This course is developed for postdoctoral researchers. It is applicable to postdocs across all disciplines who intend to work with human participants and personal data.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 3 Feb   10:00 - 11:00 10:00 - 11:00 Online / Webinar Dr Sinead Healy

By the end of the course, you will be able to: - Identify the appropriate research ethics committee(s) for your research; - Identify what type of research requires ethical review - Understand how to apply for research ethics and practical considerations involved; - Refer to guidance documents and relevant contact points for further advice; - Consider what relevant information relating to ethic design, delivery and dissemination of your project to include in an ethics application form; - Understand the role of a research ethics committee;


Online participative workshop with presentations, case studies and interactive discussions.


One-hour session

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