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Introduction to Research Ethics at Oxford

Thursday, May 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Manor Road Building, 5 Manor Rd, Oxford OX1 3UQ
Seminar Room C

The goals of this session are to understand:

•why Oxford has an ethics review system for research projects involving human participants and personal data;•what research is reviewed by the Interdivisional Research Ethics Committee for the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH IDREC);

•common ethical issues which arise in relation to University policy; and

•how to write an application for ethical approval.

The session is suitable for graduate students (MA/MPhil and DPhil) and early career research staff, as well as research support staff.
Attendees are welcome to bring applications they intend to submit, and the last part of the session will be available for individual discussion.
Attendees are encouraged to take at least Modules 1- 3 of our free online research integrity course before the training session.
Full details of the CUREC ethics review process is available at, and further training information is available at 
This course is given 2 or 3 times a year depending on demand.

Unless stated otherwise, all events are open to all members of the University and the contact is the Humanities Training Team at

To register, please follow the link.