Accessing external research ethics resources
Essential information and documents provided by Research Councils and other public or professional bodies.
Research Councils' websites
Guidance on good practice on ethics from UK Research Councils.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC): Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC): Good Practice in Science and Engineering Research
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC): Framework for Research Ethics
Medical Research Council: Good Research Practice: Principles and Guidelines
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC): Ethics Policy
Research Councils UK (RCUK): Policy and Guidelines on Governance of Good Research Conduct
Public or professional bodies' websites
Ethics resources, including codes of conduct from public or professional bodies.
British Educational Research Association (BERA): Ethical Guidelines for Educational Research
British Psychological Society: Code of Ethics and Conduct
British Sociological Association: Statement of Ethical Practice
General Pharmaceutical Council: Standards of Conduct, Ethics and Performance
Health Professions Council: Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics
Royal Academy of Engineering: Engineering Ethics
Understanding Animal Research: Concordat on Openness on Animal Research
UK Data Archive: Ethical Resources
UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO): Code of Practice for Research
Universities UK and Cancer Research UK: Joint Protocol on Tobacco Funding
Universities UK: Concordat on Research Integrity