If you are planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment you will need to ensure that you have read the latest revision of the EBE EiR Handbook
EBE staff, students, as well as external persons or parties linked to EBE - planning to undertake research, must apply for ethics clearance.
Research involving UCT students and staff
For research involving UCT students as research subjects you will need additional approval from the Executive Director, Department of Student Affairs, Dr Moonira Khan
For research involving UCT staff as research subjects you will need to contact the office of the Executive Director, Human Resources, Ms Joy Henry
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To submit your application please consult the table below for the appropriate pathway for submission.
Four types of research are considered:
Research that does not involve humans or animals.
Research that involves interviews of human participants.
Research that involves performance of clinical tests on humans.
Research that uses or involves animals.
Depending on the type of research that you are conducting, the colour codes in the table below indicate the appropriate ethics committee that you should submit your application to (follow the relevant link in the legend below).