Obtaining ethical and HRA approvals

So, you’ve got a great idea for a research study – but what approvals do you need before you can start? Who do you apply to? And how do you go about doing this?

Join an online presentation through Microsoft Teams for an overview of:

  • how research is governed in the UK
  • which approval bodies are involved
  • a step-by-step guide on how to apply for approval
  • handling amendments to your study

How to book a place

Contact Mark Crossley at mark.crossley@admin.ox.ac.uk


Online presentation through Microsoft Teams, with practical exercises and time for questions


2.5 hours, in three parts with two short breaks


One session per month or as required

What is needed

To attend the session you will need to have the Microsoft Teams desktop app installed, or log in with a browser (Chrome or Edge). You will need a webcam and microphone with speakers or headset. You need to be online with a reliable internet connection. An invitation to join the Teams session will be emailed to you when your place and the session are confirmed.

Provided by

Research Governance, Ethics & Assurance Team/OUH R&D