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Research Ethics

The School of Education complies with the University of Nottingham Code of Research Conduct and Research Ethics PDF file icon. All applicants should read the University of Nottingham Code of Research Conduct and Research Ethics prior to completing an application. The School of Education has adopted the British Educational Research Association's Revised Ethical Guidelines for Educational Research (2011). All School of Education researchers are expected to abide by them and work according to their principles.

These pages include:

  • Research Ethics Approval Procedure for Postgraduate Research Students (including MA Research Methods Students)
  • Research Ethics Approval Procedure for Postgraduate Taught Students
  • Research Ethics Approval Procedure for the BA Humanistic Counselling Students (including documents related only to this course)
  • A Reading List
  • An Information Sheet and Consent Form Checklist
  • Information about the Data Protection Act
  • a Useful Forms Section

You should also become familiar with the university's Policy on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults and determine whether you need to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced disclosure.

Please familiarise yourself with the University's Code of Research Conduct and Research Ethics

Questions or queries?

Contact the Postgraduate Ethics Team

It is an academic offence to fail to obtain ethical approval when there is a clear and unambiguous requirement to do this before undertaking a piece of work. 

Coordinators

The School's Research Ethics Coordinators are:

  • Dr Kay Fuller (Chair)
  • Professor John Holford
  • Dr Mary Oliver
  • Dr Mary Biddulph
  • Dr Gary Winship

Contact Us

Please email your enquiry to Education Research Ethics

Submission Form for Staff and PGR students

Submission Form for PGT students

Other Useful Forms

 

School of Education

Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 4543
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 6600
email: EducationEnquiries@nottingham.ac.uk