Research governance and ethics

Our experienced and dedicated team support key areas of research strategy and policy development, research governance, assessment, impact and liaison with partner NHS trusts.

As a researcher in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health you will receive the following support:

Ethics applications and approval

We provide advice and guidance on NHS ethics applications, Health Research Approval (HRA) applications and research governance sponsorship for your project.

Research assessment and impact

Working closely with research support teams within each of the three schools, we provide support for Research Excellence Framework (REF) applications and participation in the University’s annual Research Review Exercise (RRE).

For more information, please contact the Research Governance and Ethics team at