Ethics links and resources

This page provides a variety of links and resources including specific guidance for applicants to the University’s central ethics committees and a range of useful external links providing information about matters relating to research ethics.

Guidance on using Ethics Review Manager (ERM)

Please be aware that on 15th January 2024 the second, final stage of rollout of Ethics Review Manager (ERM) took place and going forwards it will be used for all PGR student and staff ethics applications (including those administered via Worktribe).  ERM can be accessed at using your UoB log in details.   

More information on how to use ERM and answer the questions in it, and further training materials including a video demo are available on our canvas course at

Guidance on producing participant information sheets and consent forms

Please see our guidance on producing a Participant Information Sheet and consent form.  Additional guidance on information sheets and consent forms is available from the Health Research Authority (HRA)

Codes and Guidelines – Alphabetical


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