Human tissue research and teaching at UWE Bristol

Human Tissue Sub-Committee

Human tissue research and teaching activities at UWE Bristol are governed by the Human Tissue Sub-Committee, which reports to the University Research and Knowledge Exchange Committee.

For all enquiries please contact the Officer of the Human Tissue Sub-Committee:

Procedures and guidance

There are two key documents which provide information about the University’s requirements in relation to the use of Human Tissue at UWE Bristol:

  1. Human Tissue Research procedure and guidance
  2. Human Tissue in Teaching procedure and guidance

Please note: both the of these documents are only accessible to UWE Bristol staff and students.
You can also access the different sections of the Human Tissue in Research at UWE Bristol from the below links.

Section 1: The Quality Management System

The UWE Bristol Human Tissue Quality Management System is laid out in the documentation within the following three areas:

  1. The UWE Bristol Human Tissue Operating Procedures and Guidance for Staff and Students
  2. The UWE Bristol Human Tissue Records Management Manual
  3. The UWE Bristol Human Tissue Standard Operating Procedures

Section 1: The Quality Management System 
Please note: this document is only accessible to UWE Bristol Staff and Students.

Section 2: Operating Procedures and Guidance for Staff and Students

This document sets out the University’s operating procedures related to the ethical review, oversight and management of Human Tissue Research.

Section 2: Operating Procedures and Guidance for Staff and Students 
Please note: this document is only accessible to UWE Bristol Staff and Students.

Section 3: The Human Tissue Records Management Manual

The UWE Bristol Human Tissue Research Records Management Manual sets out expectations of the records that need to be kept by UWE Bristol Project Managers, by Laboratory Managers and by central Research Governance and Ethics teams, and by individual researchers working on Human Tissue projects in support of the Quality Management System.

Section 3: The Human Tissue Records Management Manual
Please note: this document is only accessible to UWE Bristol Staff and Students.

Section 4: The Human Tissue Standard Operating Procedures

The UWE Bristol Human Tissue Standard Operating Procedures set out detailed procedures for how certain standard processes related to human tissue research should be managed at UWE Bristol.

Section 4: The Human Tissue Standard Operating Procedures
Please note: this document is only accessible to UWE Bristol Staff and Students.

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