Human Participation

Human Participants

Researchers conducting research that involves human participants must ensure human participants are treated fairly and their welfare and rights are protected.  Newcastle University’s guidelines on the use of humans in research are based on those established by the HRA’s Research Ethics Service, the Declaration of Helsinki and the Human Rights Act (1998).  

The following good practice should be considered at the project proposal stage, as part of the development of the research design and methodology:

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