Coronavirus information and guidance

Guidance on ethical issues in research involving humans

The guidance on this page covers the specific ethical issues you may need to consider when completing your ethical application form if you are conducting research involving human participants, their data or samples.  

For guidance on other aspects of good research conduct visit the good research conduct web page.

If you are unable to find guidance relating to your circumstances seek advice from your School ethics committee and consult external guidance specific to your discipline (such as a learned society). 

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