The University Research Ethics Committee (UREC) is responsible to the Research & Enterprise Committee for overseeing the development and implementation of the University’s Policy & Procedures relating to research ethics.
The Sub-Committee's main responsibility is to oversee and monitor the implementation of, and compliance with, the University's Policy & Procedures for research ethics. The Sub-Committee also provides advice to the Research & Enterprise Committee on the development of institutional policies and guidelines relating to ethical issues in research arising from teaching, research and other related institutional activities and monitors the external research ethics environment to ensure that the University responds to and is compliant with all external requirements.
The Chair of the Research Ethics Sub-Committee is Professor Karl Spracklen.
The Secretary is Stuart Morris.