5.6 Responsibilities of the University's R&I Committee and Research Ethics Committee
The University’s R&I Committee, which reports to the University’s Senate, has responsibilities that include overseeing the development and implementation of institutional policy, procedure and guidance in respect of research governance. The Committee fulfils an important role in overseeing the University’s efforts to foster good R&I practices.
The University Research Ethics Committee (UREC) also reports to Senate and its responsibilities include ensuring that the University’s Ethics Policy is adhered to, promoting awareness and understanding of ethical issues in research throughout the University's research community and providing advice on any ethical matters relating to research that are referred to it from within the University. Information on the R&I Committee and the UREC is available from the website of the University’s R&I Services.