Research ethics is central to all the research which is undertaken at the University and the Medical School. We take our role in assessing the ethical grounding of research which is undertaken at here rigorously. These pages outline where researchers should go to secure ethical approval for research they wish to undertake with the Medical School.

How to apply for Ethical Approval

Swansea University Research Ethics and Governance Committee

Committee meeting in ILS2 meeting room

Swansea University Medical School Research Ethics and Governance Committee (REG) provides a strategic overview of research ethics and governance issues across the Medical School and in relation to other Colleges and Schools of the University and the University.

About REG

Swansea University Medical School Research Ethics Sub-Committee

Committee meeting in ILS1 Boardroom

The Medical School's Research Ethics Sub-Committee (RESC) is the School's Sub-Committee of the University's Research Ethics and Governance Committee and provides ethical approval and oversight of research conducted at or with the Medical School. 

More Information on Ethical Approval and RESC

Frequently Asked Questions