This site uses session cookies and persistent cookies to improve the content and structure of the site. The following information describes the ethical review process - depending on your study, this may form part of your overall HRA Approval or may be a stand-alone process for studies which require ethical review only. To help you understand what your study needs, visit the What approvals and decisions do I need? Phase 1 studies in healthy volunteers may be booked through the Online Booking Service or direct with your preferred REC, which is recognised to review this type of research. If you are submitting your application as part of the combined ways of working pilot, please check our dedicated page , which outlines differences in the booking and submission process. For HRA Approval applications, you will receive a status update sent by email informing you of the outcome of the validation of the study.
IRB Application Process
Do I need NHS Ethics approval?
Staff and students at Newcastle University undertake thousands of funded and unfunded projects each year. The procedure is as follows:. The form is made up of a series of questions, which aim to help the principal investigator identify whether the project is 'high risk' and requires further formal ethical review by a Research Ethics Committee. Step 2: Once the form is completed and submitted, the principal investigator will receive a notification that either:. Note: Where a principal investigator is applying for funding for a project, at the proposal stage within NUProjects , the principal investigator is also asked to identify the ethics route that will be required for their project proposal before the project is submitted and any funding is awarded. Where a project requires further review, no work should begin until the project is granted ethical approval by the relevant ethics committee. The decision will be communicated directly from the relevant committee.
University Teaching and Research Ethics Committee (UTREC)
Walden University will not grant credit for student work that was conducted without the IRB's ethics approval or otherwise failed to comply with IRB requirements. The Form A instructions include a video overview with tips. Student prepares documents that IRB requested in Step 1 and works out ethical issues : With support and guidance from the Research Ethics Support Specialist, the student will prepare the required documents. Student and IRB close the loop after proposal approval : Shortly after proposal approval is documented in MyDR, the IRB reaches out to student and chair to confirm whether any aspect of the IRB materials partner organizations, recruitment details, data collection steps, consent form need updating as a result of changes made during the URR or proposal defense phase.
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