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Ethical Approval and Research Governance

Prior to submitting a grant application it is important to consider whether your research will require ethical approval and, if appropriate, to consider the requirements of the Research Governance framework.  Please click on the links below for further information on these topics:

  • Research Ethics - support is available on a host of social, legal and ethical issues across all research disciplines, including further information on obtaining ethical approval (if required)


  • Research Governance - support is available which covers research governance requirements for research involving human participants, human material or human data including clinical and non-clinical research, social research, and research within and outside the NHS.