Faculty and Department research ethics panels

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Our Faculty Research Ethics Panel (FREP) or Departmental Research Ethics Panel (DREP) conduct ethical reviews of research proposals for staff and students in the Faculty of Science & Technology (FST).

Completed ethics application forms should be submitted to the relevant DREP Secretary for all risk category 1 (green) or risk category 2 (amber) and to the FREP Secretary for all risk category 3 (red).

Faculty of Science & Technology Research Ethics Panel (FREP)

Our Faculty Research Ethics Panel (FREP) usually meets on a monthly basis, and will only consider applications received by the deadline for each meeting.

If you'd like any advice on completing the ethics application form, please contact the FREP member in your department.

Sam Wilson is Secretary to the Faculty Research Ethics Panel for FST.

FREP dates 2017-18

September 2017 Deadline for applications
20 September 2017, 1pm 13 September 2017
October 2017 Deadline for applications
18 October 2017, 10am 11 October 2017
November 2017 Deadline for applications
20 November 2017, 1pm 13 November 2017
December 2017 Deadline for applications
18 December 2017, 10am 11 December 2017
January 2018 Deadline for applications
18 January 2018, 1pm 11 January 2018
February 2018 Deadline for applications
21 February 2018, 1pm 14 February 2018
March 2018 Deadline for applications
19 March 2018, 1pm 12 March 2018
April 2018 Deadline for applications
18 April 2018, 10am 11 April 2018
May 2018 Deadline for applications
21 May 2018, 10am 14 May 2018
June 2018 Deadline for applications
21 June 2018, 10am 14 June 2018
July 2018 Deadline for applications
25 July 2018, 1pm 18 July 2018


Faculty of Science & Technology Departmental Research Ethics Panel (DREP)

Each department in our faculty has at least one Departmental Research Ethics Panel (DREP). Completed ethics application forms should be submitted to the relevant DREP Secretary for all risk category 1 (green) or risk category 2 (amber). Please see below for details. If you have any queries, please contact the DREP Chair for your department/research area.

Department of Engineering & the Built Environment DREP Chair (FREP member): Dr Carlos Jimenez-Bescos
The meeting schedule and deadline for applications are available from the DREP Secretary, Engineering & the Built Environment: Laurie Gill

Department of Psychology DREP Chair (FREP member): Prof Peter Bright
The meeting schedule and deadline for applications are available from the DREP Secretary, Psychology: Kate Cocksedge

Department of Vision & Hearing Sciences DREP Chair (FREP member): Dr Sarah Waugh
The meeting schedule and deadline for applications are available from the DREP Secretary, Vision & Hearing Sciences: Jane Somers

Department of Computing & Technology DREP - Cambridge Chair (FREP member): Dr George Wilson
The meeting schedule and deadline for applications are available from Dr George Wilson

Department of Sport & Exercise Sciences DREP Chair: Adrian Scruton
The meeting schedule and deadline for applications are available from Adrian Scruton

Department of Biology DREP Chair (FREP member): Dr Claudia Wascher
The meeting schedule and deadline for applications are available from DREP Secretary, Biology: Rachel Luff

Department of Biomedical & Forensic Sciences (Biomedical Science) DREP Chair (FREP member): Dr Peter Coussons
The meeting schedule and deadline for applications are available from DREP Secretary, Biomedical & Forensic Sciences (Biomedical Science): Charlotte Sygmuta

Department of Biomedical & Forensic Sciences (Forensic Science) DREP Chair (FREP member): Dr Mari Uchimoto
The meeting schedule and deadline for applications are available from DREP Secretary, Biomedical & Forensic Sciences (Forensic Science): Charlotte Sygmuta

Global Sustainability Institute DREP Chair (FREP member): Prof Aled Jones
The meeting schedule and deadline for applications are available from DREP Secretary, Global Sustainability Institute: Felicity Clarke