University Teaching and Research Ethics Committee (UTREC)
UTREC focuses on academic activity involving living human subjects, human tissues and other human samples.
All research involving human participants (adults and children); interviews and/or surveys that solicit personal information and/or canvas opinion; observational work; collection or study of human tissue or other body samples; collection of photographic images; observation and/or interaction with social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, blogs...) etc.
The University Teaching and Research Ethics Committee (UTREC) has been given its remit by the Principal's Office. UTREC is a non-standing committee reporting to the Audit Committee that then reports to University Court. Find out more about its structure and remit.
The University Teaching and Research Ethics Committee (UTREC) is a member of The Association of Research Ethics Committees (AREC)
- Application process
- External Committee Approval
- Legal and data obligations
- Good conduct in Research
- Risk assessment
- Working with children