Faculty Research Ethics Committee
The University has delegated authority for consideration of research ethics issues to all Faculties via Faculty Research Ethics Committees (FRECs) for certain types of research (as defined as classified by the Ethics Code of Practice (PDF)).
Download our Routes for Applications according to Research classification PDF to see the routes where applications to FRECs can be made (or if required to University Research Ethics Committee [UREC]).
Details on the Operation of FRECs and their delegate sub-Committees can be found in the Addendum B1 of the Code.
FREC Terms of reference, membership and composition
Find out which staff are the current FREC Chairs and Secretaries.
Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty Research Ethics Committee
The Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty Research Ethics Committee (SSH FREC) is responsible for the ethical approval system for research specifically across the Faculty.