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Research Ethics Framework

Regent College London is committed to maintaining high ethical standards in its research and scholarship activities. Please review the below documents carefully and completely before submitting your ethical clearance application to the College Ethics Panel.

Research Ethics Processes and Policies

RCL Code of Practice for Ethical Research Involving Human Participants
RCL Scope of the Code of Practice
RCL Procedures for Ethical Review and Approval
RCL Procedures for Ethical Review and Approval Flowchart
RCL FAQ Research Ethics
RCL Guidance on Research Involving Children
RCL Key Responsibilities of the Principal Investigator
RCL Ethics Panel Terms of Reference

Ethical Clearance Forms

RCL RE1 form
RCL RE2U form

Supporting Documents for Ethical Clearance

Example 1 Participant Information Sheet
Example 2 Participant Information Sheet
Example 3 Young People Participant Information Sheet
Example 4 Consent Form
Example 5 Consent Form
Example 6 Consent Form
RCL RE4 Amendment Request

Research Integrity

UUK Concordat to Support Research Integrity

Research Health and Safety

IOSH Responsible Research
RCL Health and Safety Policy

Useful Resources

Social Media Research A Guide to Ethics
UKRI FAQs on Internet Mediated Research

Please submit ethical clearance form/s to the College Ethics Panel at ethics@rcl.ac.uk

For further information, please contact ethics@rcl.ac.uk