All students and staff who wish to undertake research activities need to apply for ethical approval before commencing their research. Please ensure current forms are used.
FREC - Submission Guidelines (Aug 2017)
FREC - Process Flow Chart - Staff and Research Students (Aug 2017)
FREC - Process Flow Chart - Taught Undergrad'/Postgrad' Students (Aug 2017)
FREC - Ethics Application Form (Aug 2017)
FREC - Ethics Amendments Application Form (Aug 2017)
FREC - PhD Preliminary Ethics Review Form (Aug 2017)
FREC - Taught Student Preliminary Ethics Review Form (Nov 2016)
FREC - Reviewer Form (Nov 2016)
FREC - Taught Student PROFORMA (Nov 2016)
Sample data collection templates:
Sample Consent Form (Oct 2013)
Sample Participant Info Sheet (May 2017)
Example of a focus group
HLS Ethics Application and Review Process (video)
EXAMPLE: Completed Application Form
IRAS Application Process (video presentation)
FREC Guidance on the HUMAN TISSUE ACT 2004
Full guidelines are included on the FREC application form and can be found below.
Please ensure procedures are followed or applications may be rejected.
Undergraduate and Taught Masters Students (Aug 2017)
Postgraduate Research Students, Staff or External Applicants (Aug 2017)
Faculty Research Ethics Committee
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
De Montfort University
Research and Commerical Office
1.25 Edith Murphy House
The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
+44 (0) 116 250 6122 / +44 (0) 116 257 7775
Professor Martin Grootveld Chair Faculty Research Ethics Committee firstname.lastname@example.org +44 (0)116 250 6443
Dr Kevin PowerVice ChairFaculty Research Ethics Committeekpower@dmu.ac.uk+44 (0)116 207 8129
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