Approval and Post Approval

Note: Conducting research without relevant permissions is illegal.


The approval / permission required to conduct research depends on the type of research you are conducting.

Post Approval

Approvals and Amendments – If a researcher or sponsor decides to change any aspect of the study i.e. procedure, team member etc, this should be submitted as an amendment.

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Annual Reporting/Safety Reporting/End of study notification

Monitoring / Audit - The R&D office carries out random monitoring of 10% of approved studies. You will receive ample knowledge of our visit should your study be selected.

Archiving: Please contact the R&D office via for information on our archiving policy.

Research Management & Governance