School of Natural Sciences and Psychology - Psychology Research Ethics Panel (PSYREP)

Ethical Approval of Undergraduate Research

All students taking their dissertation in Psychology (module 600PSYSCI ONLY) are required as part of their assessment to seek ethical approval for their project work BEFORE starting data collection. Applications should be made using guidance notes and forms available on the Blackboard pages for 6000PSYSCI, or please speak to your supervisor for guidance.

Useful links

The LJMU Code of Practice for research can be found here:

The British Psychological Society’s Code of Human Research Ethics can be found here:

This document contains guidance for undergraduate students undertaking research projects where they are the sole participant, or where participants are drawn only from within a peer group: Ethics Guidance for Peer Group - Sole Researcher Studies

Page last modified 06 August 2013.

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