Key contacts

Key contacts

Research Policy, Intelligence and Ethics Team

Research Policy, Intelligence and Ethics Team provides guidance on research systems (internal access only) and policies.  Enquiries regarding University level training should be directed to the Research Integrity and Governance Manager:

Ethics Committees

Provide local guidance and support on the ethical review process.

Human Tissue

The Designated Individual should be informed of any activities which fall under the Human Tissue Act:  Further guidance for researchers is available on the University’s online ethics toolkit


A formal Research Sponsor should be identified for all projects submitted for external approval by an NHS or Social Care Research Ethics Committee.
The Sponsor will either be the NHS Trust or Newcastle University