Arts, Design and Humanities Procedures
All ADH faculty staff and students who wish to undertake research (academic or commercial) must apply for ethical approval before commencing with their research. Faculty procedures, ethical approval forms and supporting document templates are detailed below.
Data collection may not begin until the correct ethics approval procedures have been completed and written authorisation of the proposed study has been obtained.
Faculty submission procedures
Please ensure that the study-appropriate ADH Ethics Application form is completed in full and accompanied by any required supporting document templates (as indicated in the orange sections of the ethics application form).
Faculty submission guidelines are included in the process flow chart below.
Faculty Submission Process Flow Chart
Undergraduate and taught postgraduate (BA, BSc, MA, MSc) ethics application forms and procedures
Taught Student Ethics Application Form
Taught Ethics Sample Application Form
Please note that submission deadlines are not imposed for the submission of medium risk ethics applications for Taught Students.
Postgraduate research students (MPhil, PhD) and academic staff ethics application forms and procedures
Postgraduate and Research Staff Ethics Application Form
Postgraduate and Research Staff Ethics Sample Application Form
Submission deadline dates apply for the assessment of Postgraduate Research Student, academic staff and high risk ethics applications only.
Deadline dates for 2019/20 are as follows:
- 5pm Friday 27 March 2020
- 5pm Friday 5 June 2020
- 5pm Friday 28 August 2020
Faculty supporting document templates
Participant Information Sheet
Participant Conset Form
Parent Guardian Consent Form
DMU Research Ethics and Governance Site
Guidelines for Good Research Practice
Taught Student (BA, BSc, MA, MSc) inboxes
School of Humanities and Performing Arts HPAEthics@dmu.ac.uk
School of Art, Design & Architecture ADAEthics@dmu.ac.uk
School of Fashion and Textiles FTEthics@dmu.ac.uk
Postgraduate Research Student (MPhil, PhD) and academic staff inbox
Dr David Heap
Faculty Head of Research Ethics
Chair of ADH Research Ethics Committee
ADH Ethics Blackboard
Access to ADH Ethics information is available to all faculty staff and students through the Faculty of Arts, Design and Humanities Blackboard community page.