Submitting an application for research ethics clearance
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BACKGROUND: Research involving human subjects requires approval by a research ethics committee before commencement. What appears to many researchers to be a daunting task can be relatively easy if approached sensibly. AIM: The aim of this paper is to offer advice to potential applicants for ethics approval of their research. METHOD: The paper provides practical information, based on years of experience, for novice and experienced applicants to a research ethics committee.
Key wordsEthics research ethics research participant rights
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