How to Apply

Please be aware that UTMREC-SM are no longer involved in matters of insurance.  Researchers should now complete a mandatory self-assessment via the SIRC office at the following link: https://www.ucd.ie/sirc/insurance/humanresearchinsurance/.

Scenario 1

Where the PI has no ethical approval for the research project which may, or may not, also involve collection of personal data.

  1. If there is no ethical issue with the research and there is no personal data being collected/reviewed, the PI & student will apply for Exemption from Full Ethical Review (Using the form: UTMREC-SM HR3 Low Risks Project Review Form_Jun22),  OR
  2. If ethical issue(s) are identified and/or personal data will be collected/reviewed, then PI & student will apply for Full Ethical Review (Using forms: UTMREC-SM HR1 Application Form and UTMREC-SM HR2 Support Template). 
  3. Please e-mail completed forms / supporting documentation to here

 

Scenario 2

PI has ethical approval already in place prior to selecting student to join the research project.

  1. Student joins research project and, with PI, applies for Exemption from Full Ethical Review (Using the form: UTMREC-SM HR3 Low Risks Project Review Form_Jun22). 
  2. Template letter sent to PI, for the PI to forward to her/his original REC.  This informs the original REC that the student has joined the research project.
  3. Please e-mail completed forms to here