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Constitution & Terms of Reference


 

2018-19

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Chair

Dr Fiona MacCallum (Psychology)

fiona dot maccallum at warwick dot ac dot uk

At least six academic members of staff from the Faculty of Social Sciences nominated by the Faculty Board

Professor Johannes Angermuller (Linguistics)

j dot angermuller at warwick dot ac dot uk

 

 

 

Dr Ravi Thiara (Lifelong Learning)

r dot k dot thiara at warwick dot ac dot uk

 

Dr Ali Moghaddasi Kelishomi (Economics)

a dot moghaddasi at warwick dot ac dot uk

 

Dr Steve Kettell

(PAIS)

s dot kettell at warwick dot ac dot uk
 

Beate Baldauf (IER)

b dot baldauf at warwick dot ac dot uk
  TBC (Law)  
  Dr Kevin Mole (WBS) kevin dot mole at wbs dot ac dot uk
  Professor Ulf Liebe (Sociology) ulf dot liebe at warwick dot ac dot uk

One member from the Faculty of Arts

TBC


One member from the Faculty of Medicine

Dr Wolfgang Markham

wolfgang dot markham at warwick dot ac dot uk

Lay Members (external to the Unversity)

Kit Lawry

k dot lawry at warwick dot ac dot uk

 

Reverend Dr Mark Bratton

mark dot bratton at warwick dot ac dot uk

 

In attendance

Dr John Taylor (WBS)

john dot taylor at warwick dot ac dot uk

Research Data Officer (Library)

researchdata at warwick dot ac dot uk

Student member

Sarah Olin

(Psychology)

s dot olin at warwick dot ac dot uk

 

Secretariat

TBC

(Research & Impact Services)

hssrec at warwick dot ac dot uk



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Terms of Reference of the HSSREC
Authority
  • The Committee derives its authority from the overarching University Research Governance and Ethics Committee.
Remit
  • To ensure that all non-NHS Research is of the highest ethical standard, and is in line with legislation and guidance concerning ethical approval and governance.
  • To monitor and discuss any problems arising from non-University ethics committee processes.
Functions
  • Commencing October 2005 meet at least bi-monthly to approve applications from staff to carry out non-NHS research.
  • Co-opt additional members whose particular expertise is required for certain proposals.
  • Ensure that all researchers in the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Social Sciences and Department of Psychology, whether staff or students, are aware when they must submit their application to carry out research either to the relevant Research Ethics Sub-Committee or an NHS Ethics Committee, whichever is appropriate.
  • Oversee mechanisms in departments in the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Social Sciences and Department of Psychology for reviewing student research not submitted for full committee ethical review and promoting good ethical conduct.
  • Report regularly to the University Research Governance and Ethics Committee.
  • Deal with urgent applications arriving between meetings by Chair’s action, the Chair consulting with specialist expertise as required. Chair’s actions will always be submitted for ratification at the subsequent meeting of the Sub-Committee.
Modus Operandi
  • All papers and submissions to the Sub-Committee are to be kept confidential.
  • A quorum of four members is required to act on behalf of the whole Committee, at least 3 of which should be academic members.
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