CUREC process for restarting research in Medical Sciences departments

ONGOING STUDIES WITH CUREC APPROVAL

1. Preparatory work and documents

Safety guidelines

Familiarise yourself with guidelines from:

  • UK government

  • University
  • OUH/OH/CRF
  • external premise (for example field station, school, care home)

Research facility open

Ensure that the research facility is open and available for your use.

COVID-safe procedures in place

If you are using CUREC approved procedures (for example MRI, MEG), check for and use COVID-safe supplements.

Complete training

Complete any training required by the research facility or relevant to your research procedures.

2. Study risk assessment

3. Approval of risk assessment

  • head of department or head of administration and finance approval
  • external premises approval (if relevant)

4. Submit documentation

Submit authorised forms to CUREC:

  • risk assessment
  • ethics amendment (if required)

5. Approval from CUREC

Once CUREC authorises the study, the research can resume. 

Organise scheduling with the research facility. 

 

NEW STUDIES WITH CUREC APPROVAL

1. Preparatory work and documents

Safety guidelines

Familiarise yourself with guidelines from:

  • UK government

  • University
  • OUH/OH/CRF
  • external premise (for example field station, school, care home)

Research facility open

Ensure that the research facility is open and available for your use.

COVID-safe procedures in place

If you are using CUREC approved procedures (for example MRI, MEG), check for and use COVID-safe supplements.

Complete training

Complete any training required by the research facility or relevant to your research procedures.

2. Study ethics application

Please note that some research facilities (for example WIN) may require local review of the application forms for given procedures.

3. Approval of risk assessment

  • head of department or head of administration and finance approval
  • external premises approval (if relevant)

4. Submit documentation

Submit authorised forms to CUREC:

  • ethics application form
  • risk assessment form

5. Approval from CUREC

Once CUREC authorises the study, the research can resume. 

Organise scheduling with the research facility.