Healthcare and Medical Sciences Academic Ethics Committee
On this page you will find all the information you need to submit your proposal to the Healthcare and Medical Academic Ethics Committee.
Submit to the Healthcare and Medical Sciences Academic Ethics Committee
Please click on the link below and log into the electronic submission system using your usual Bangor University username and password. Please ensure you have uploaded any relevant attachments before submission.
Note: the Ethics app is only available within the University network. If working from home you will need to log in via Desktop Anywhere.
Even if you do not submit your project for ethical approval you are still required to inform the School of Health Sciences that the research is taking place using one of the methods outlined below.
Project Registration for Literature and Systematic Review Research
Although there is no need to submit literature or systematic review research for ethical approval you are still required to notify the AEC that you are undertaking the research by clicking the link below and completing the registration form.
Project Registration/Review for Secondary Data Analysis
Projects involving the analysis of secondary data may still require ethical approval. Please download the Project Registration/Review Form here, and submit to the Chair of the Ethics Committee for consideration, along with a copy of your research proposal. Further guidance on secondary data analysis is included in the Research Policy. You can contact the Chair of the Ethics Committee, Dr Seren Roberts, at email@example.com.
Project Registration and Radiation Register for Experiments Based in X-ray Room
The Project Registration and Radiation Register form can be downloaded here. Please complete the form and submit to the designated Radiation Protection Supervisor for approval. The signed copy should then be submitted to the Chair of the Ethics Committee. You can contact the Chair of the Ethics Committee Dr Seren Roberts, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bangor University Guidance
- Fieldwork Handbook
- GDPR information
- Procedure Approval Registration Sensitive Research
- Certificate of Employers' Liability Insurance Aug 1st 2019 - July 31st 2020
- Research Ethics Policy
- Data management Policy BU
- Ethics and Welsh
- For access to BCUHB Research Governance Policy and Standard Operating Procedures please contact;
Dr Seren Roberts (Chair) email@example.com
Professor Paul Brocklehurst firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Huw Roberts email@example.com
Guidance for Completing Electronic Submission
Resources for Clinical Trials
- HCMS AEC Process of scrutiny, approval and monitoring (Bangor University)
- Trial Checklist
- Sponsorship Principles and Role of the Sponsor
- MHRA GCP Guide
- Sponsorship representatives
- Gaining NHS Research Permission
- Ethical Review of Student Research
- Do you need a Research Passport
- Policy and standards: Research Passports
- Decision Tools
- Defining NHS Research
- Guidance on NHS Application process
- IRAS New Users
- Guidance for non-NHS research
Patient and Public Participation
Governance – Sadia Nafees firstname.lastname@example.org
Language awareness and sensitivity – Beryl Cooledge email@example.com
Data protection – David Coyle firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsor representative for trials – Huw Roberts (email@example.com)
You can contact the AEC administrators by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by telephone: Nyree Hulme – 01248 383162