Human Tissue Governance team

The Human Tissue Governance team supports clinical researchers by facilitating compliance with the Human Tissue Act 2004 through advice, support, guidance and training.

The team's role is to:

  • ensure that the University is compliant with the Human Tissue Act 2004
  • provide training and guidance on the Human Tissue Act 2004, the role of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and compliance with the HTA Codes of Practice
  • monitor and/or audit sample collections hosted by the University
  • co-ordinate adverse event and incident reporting for the University HTA licence 12217

Direct all enquiries to in the first instance.

The team holds drop-in clinics throughout the year and shall be advertised here and via the HTA Licence 12217 Newsletter.


Joint Research Office
2 nd floor, Boundary Brook House
Churchill Drive, Headington
Oxford OX3 7GB