research ethics 5

Week 6 and 7 – Task 1: Research Ethics Application Form and Checklist – Upload Link

Step 1: Please submit the completed final draft version of the documents required for USW Ethics Application (Ethics Application Form and Submission Checklist) for your Supervisor’s review by the end of Week 6.

Step 2: Your supervisor will review your application and provide feedback on your initial submission to enable you to improve. You will then use the comments to resubmit for final review and approval by the end of Week 7.

To effectively complete this tasks it is important to read the Low-Risk Eligibility Criteria as outlined in the document titled Low-Risk Eligibility Criteria located in the supporting documents folder. Also, researchers are encouraged to consult the BPS code of Ethics and Conduct before completing and applying for ethical approval.

Ethics forms must be submitted for feedback along with the appropriate supporting documentation:

·Risk Assessment (see ethics form and BPS requirement)

·Ethics Application Submission Checklist

Submit your work in the VLE by Sunday 11 pm (23:00 hours) VLE (UTC) time on the due date at the latest through the link below.

Important Note: Your supervisor will have two weeks (Weeks 8 and 9) after the final submission on Week 7 to review your documentation and consult with relevant colleagues towards final approval.

Weeks 6 and 7 – Task 2: Required documents- Upload Link

Step 1: Please submit completed final draft version of the remaining documents required for USW Ethics Application for your Supervisor’s review by the end of Week 6.

·Gatekeeper letter-email.doc

·Debriefing.doc

·USW Consent form template.doc

·USW Participant Information Sheet.doc

Step 2: Your supervisor will review your supplementary documentation and provide feedback on your initial submission to enable you to improve. You will then use the comments to resubmit for final review and approval by the end of Week 7.

Submit your work in the VLE by Sunday 11 pm (23:00 hours) VLE (UTC) time on the due date at the latest through the link below.

Important Note: Your supervisor will have two weeks (Weeks 8 and 9) after the final draft submission on Week 7 to review your documentation and consult with relevant colleagues towards final approval.