Academic Council

University Research Ethics Board

Reporting to the Academic Council, the University Research Ethics Board is responsible for approving and implementing University regulations, policies and procedures relating to research ethics in accordance with the highest possible standards of integrity and practice; and granting ethical approval for research projects following review of the projects and their relevant risks.

Further details are in the Board's terms of reference and membership.

For information and guidance on the University's research ethics process including how to submit a research ethics application, see the research ethics webpage.

The Board is supported by the following sub-committees:

The University Research Ethics Board will meet on the dates listed below in 2023/2024.

Applications for ethical approval should be submitted to two weeks before the meeting, as indicated:

All UREB meetings normally take place between 10.00am-12.30pm

Date of Meeting

Application Deadline

19 October 2023

5 October 2023

5 December 2023

21 November 2023

13 February 2024

30 January 2024

14 May 2024

30 April 2024

3 July 2024

19 June 2024