External Ethical Guidance

More information and guidance can be found through the following links:


Research Governance:

Health and Social Care Policy Framework


Professional Codes of Conduct:

BPS Code of Human Research Ethics 

BERA Ethical Guidelines for Educational Research

BSA Statement of Ethical Practice

SRA Ethical Guidelines 

MRS Code of Conduct 

SPA Guidelines on Research Ethics 


Research Related Links:

UKRIO Code of Practice for Research 

Concordat to Support Research Integrity

Guidance on the Operation of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986

Oversight of Security Sensitive Research

ESRC Framework for Research Ethics


Human Tissue Links:

The Human Tissue Act 2004

Human Tissue Authority Codes of Practice (please note those of Consent, Research and Traceability) 

Relevant Materials