Ethics

Education research invariably concerns sensitive ethics practice. The process of applying for ethics approval has recently changed as the University moves towards implementing a university-wide ethics application form.


Education Ethics Sub-Committee meeting and submission dates for academic year 2016-17:

  • For the meeting on Tuesday 20th Sep 2016, the deadline for applications is 23rd August 2016
  • For the meeting on Monday 24th October 2016, the deadline for applications is 23rd September 2016
  • For the meeting on Monday 05th December 2016, the deadline for applications is 7th November 2016
  • For the meeting on Monday 30th January 2017, the deadline for applications is 28th December 2016
  • For the meeting on Monday 6th March 2017, the deadline for applications is 6th February 2017
  • For the meeting on Monday 22nd May 2017, the deadline for applications is 4th April 2017

Please submit applications to Alex Elwick: a.elwick@mdx.ac.uk


All applications must include Ethics Form A, the Administration Top Sheet and the Security Sensitive Categories form. If you plan to conduct research off-site, please complete the risk assessment form and include this as an appendix to your application. If your research will involve human participants, please include a participant information sheet and consent form as appendices to your application.

If you have approval from the committee for your research, but you wish to change some of the details of the research that were included in the original application (e.g. by increasing the sample size), please complete Form D – Amendments to application request:

If you have approval from the committee for your research, but you wish to extend the duration of your research, please complete Form E – Extension to project end date request:

Additional documents:

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