In light of the coronavirus pandemic, please visit the Health Research Authority website for updates on student research developments, including:
current eligibility criteria during the COVID-19 pandemic until 31st August 2021
new eligibility criteria for student research from 1st September 2021
Student research (defined as ‘solely for educational purposes’) is currently handled slightly differently to other research.
Currently, student research is only required to go through the HRA Approval process if it:
Requires review by an NHS Research Ethics Committee (REC) (check whether NHS REC is required), or
Is taking place across more than one NHS organisation, or
Is adopted onto the CRN Portfolio
West Yorkshire Universities – Research contacts
University of Leeds – Clare Skinner or Jean Uniake: email@example.com
Leeds Beckett University – (School of Clinical and Applied Sciences) Rob Brooks: R.B.Brooks@leedsbeckett.ac.uk, (Carnegie School of Sport) Nicola Kine: N.Kine@leedsbeckett.ac.uk, (School of Health and Community Studies) Claire Surr: C.A.Surr@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
University of Bradford – Nazreen Akhtar: N.Akhtar67@bradford.ac.uk
University of Huddersfield (the School of Human and Heath Sciences) – the School Research Ethics Panel - Michael Concannon: firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Huddersfield (the School of Applied Sciences, the School of Business and the School of Education and Professional Development): Professor Liz Towns-Andrews, Director of the Research and Enterprise: L.Towns-Andrews@hud.ac.uk
If your University is not listed here, please ask your academic supervisor for assistance.