Ethical review self-assessment form for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students
Data submitted via this form will be handled in line with the University of Surrey's information management policies.
YOU MAY NOT COLLECT DATA BEFORE IT HAS BEEN CONFIRMED THAT ETHICAL APPROVAL IS NOT REQUIRED, OR UNTIL A FAVOURABLE ETHICAL OPINION IS OBTAINED.
Most studies involving human or animal participants, data or tissues collected from human or animal participants require some form of ethical scrutiny.
You should, after discussion with your supervisor, complete this self-assessment form to determine whether your study will need ethical approval and if so which form of ethical review is required.
Do not complete this form if you are are a student undertaking a PhD or EngD, or a member of staff: please visit the Research Integrity and Governance information on SurreyNet to find out more.