Guidance on research ethics

Research involving children

Our guidance on research with children and young people gives guidance on the specific requirements for consideration in any research with or about children and young people.

Research sponsorship

Our guidance on research sponsorship at UWE offers guidance on the role and responsibilities of the research sponsor.

Ethical review of Evaluation Studies and Evaluation Research

This guidance on the Ethical review of Evaluation Studies and Evaluation Research  explains what is meant by evaluation and when it requires ethical review by a Research Ethics Committee.

Social media research

Our guidance on the use of 'social media' in researchoffers helpful advice and guidance, including sample questions for researchers and reviewers of research ethics applications.

Research Passport system

The Research Passport provides a mechanism for pre-engagement information about a researcher to be shared with relevant NHS organisations in which the applicant will be conducting research. It includes an occupational health assessment, employment/student screening and DBS check.

Research Passport Application Process for Students  

Resources for researchers

Useful resources for researchers relating to research ethics.

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