Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre

Training and Consultancy

Training and Consultancy

We have an established track record in providing capacity building in research ethics.

Bespoke training

We design in-house and bespoke training for a wide variety of clients. We can provide facilitated training on a range of topics in applied and professional ethics

We specialise in training and consultancy related to:

  • healthcare
  • medical and life science research
  • social science research in health and the life sciences
  • public engagement practices

We run training courses for:

  • members of University ethics committees
  • medical and healthcare research ethics committees
  • clinical ethics committee administrators
  • researchers
  • others with a professional interest in this area

Free online tutorial

We have a free online tutorial on the ethics of children in clinical trials. Its aim is to introduce the main ethical issues concerning children's participation in clinical trials. This was devised by Simon Woods and Pauline McCormack.


We can offer consultancy and advice on a range of policy and practice areas related to:

  • life science research
  • healthcare, social care and social science research in challenging contexts
  • public consultation and engagement practices

Find out more about our main areas of expertise on our research pages.

Contact us

To book training or talk to us about our consultancy provision, get in touch.