CUREC has approved best practice guidance documents for use by researchers. The use of best practice guidance is not mandatory – researchers should decide whether available guidance is relevant to their research. Some guidance documents are more suited to applications made to specific CUREC subcommittees, as indicated in the table below.
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Streamlined ethics review process for large Oxford-led collaborative projects with a number of partners and complex sub-studies, as well as general guidance on seeking local ethics review for other research studies where appropriate. Appendix A includes an ethical issues checklist in international research.