Research Ethics

"A comprehensive, ethical framework"

The School of Advanced Study at the University of London is committed to carrying out its research, teaching, consultancy and other activities within a comprehensive ethical framework. 

The School’s principles are applicable to all research, consultancy projects and studies conducted at, by, or in the name of, the School of Advanced Study, University of London and aim to provide current and prospective members of the School with a clear understanding of the ethical review process operated by the School.

The School supports a culture of academic freedom and excellence by providing a framework for review, which subjects research proposals and other studies to a level of scrutiny that is in proportion to the risk of harm or adverse effect to participants, researchers, the University and to society as a whole.

The School Policy is managed and monitored by the School Research Ethics Committee, which may decide to develop additional guidance or policies as code of practices across the UK and the worldwide research landscape evolve.

The School Research Ethics Policy [Word] forms a part of the School’s Code of Good Practice in Research.


Initial Self-Evaluation

Anyone undertaking research at the School is asked to review the policy and the guidance notes and undergo an initial self-evaluation which will need to be forwarded to the research office once completed.


Data Management

The documents below are to be used depending on the needs of your research:

For any further information, please contact the Research Services office