Introduction to the ethics review - for new ethics officers and panel members (online)
Duration 3 hours
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is delivered by the Researcher Academy

The Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. Semester 1 courses will be available for booking from the second week of October and Semester 2 courses from the second week of February.

Target Audience: This course is designed to support new ethics officers, ethics panel members and others involved in supporting the ethics review process within the University, such as School and faculty administrative staff.


The session will:
  • Outline the University's Code of Research Conduct and Research Ethics;
  • Consider what is meant by key ethical concepts such as informed consent and vulnerable groups, and international contexts;
  • Explore how, and where, legal and ethical frameworks intersect and also diverge;
  • Explore the triggers and processes for Research Ethics review.
  • To gain an understanding of Research Ethics principles and good research conduct.
  • To gain an understanding of Research Ethics and Research Governance.
  • To gain an understanding of Research Ethics review and triggers.


This webinar will involve a mixture of presentation, discussion, debate, and examination of case-studies addressing particular ethical issues and challenges.

Booking Conditions

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded.


Webinar Access Instructions 

This session may be recorded. If a recording is kept of the session, then please note, that it may be made available to the wider University of Nottingham researcher community.

This is an online session within Microsoft Teams. On the day of the session please use the link in this email to join the meeting. Please do not click the link in this email until the day of the session.

You will need a headset or speakers for the webinar and we recommend that you join 10 minutes before the webinar is due to start so that you can test them. Please mute your microphone, switch off your webcam and open the chat box function as you join the Teams meeting. Any questions can be asked via the chat box.

LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
Online Course07 July 202107 July 20211:00pm - 4:00pm0Add to Waiting List