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 rgea.training@admin.ox.ac.uk


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


Presentation session – 10am – 12.30pm – three parts with two short breaks

Optional – 12.30 – 1pm – Q&A session and time for additional discussion


One session per month on Tuesdays or as required


Tuesday 14 March 2023

Tuesday 18 April 2023

Tuesday 16 May 2023

Tuesday 13 June 2023

Tuesday 11 July 2023

Tuesday 12 September 2023

Tuesday 10 October 2023

Tuesday 14 November 2023

What is needed

To attend the session you will need to have the Microsoft Teams desktop app installed, or log in with a browser (must be 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

Oxford's Joint Research Office - (Research Governance, Ethics and Assurance Team at OU and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Research & Development team).