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University of Bath

Ethics Committee

We advise on the development, implementation and review of institutional procedures relating to ethical issues arising from teaching and research.

We are responsible for advising Senate on the development, implementation and review of institutional procedures and guidelines relating to ethical issues. These issues can arise from teaching, research and other related institutional activities. Our role is to be proactive in relation to emerging issues of institutional, national or international significance. We will be reactive in relation to providing guidance for individual members of staff or Department/Schools.

You can find the full responsibilities of the committee in the terms of reference.

Find out about our meeting dates.

The terms of office expire on 31 July in the year stated.

Committee members

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Members

    • Dr J Betts, REACH (Research Ethics Approval Committee for Health), term of office ex-officio
    • Dr D McGee, SSREC (Social Sciences Research Ethics Committee), term of office ex-officio
    • Dr C Ashwin, PREC (Psychology Research Ethics Committee), term of office ex-officio

Faculty and School Appointed Members

In attendance

    • Dr C Pink, Senior Data Librarian
    • Dr F Vance, Project Manager (University Research)
    • Chair of the Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body attends as appropriate