Introduction to Research Ethics at Oxford

This termly session will give attendees an overview of the research ethics review process at Oxford. The trainer will also give you top tips on how to write good research ethics applications.

Full details of the CUREC ethics review process is available at , and further training information is available at 

This course is given each term.


•    understand why the University has an ethics review system for research projects involving human participants and personal data in accordance with University policy.
•    find out what kind of research is reviewed by the Social Sciences and Humanities Interdivisional Research Ethics Committee (SSH IDREC) and learn more about the review process
•    learn how to address common ethical issues, including those associated with conducting research during the COVID-19 pandemic
•    gain tips for writing your ethics application


Pre-requisites & related activities

Attendees are encouraged to take at least Modules 1- 3 of Oxford’s free online research integrity course before the training session.



Registration opens 6th October 2023