The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Research Ethics

Human Research Ethics at Cave Hill

New Online Application System Coming Soon! 

Protection of Persons, Education, and Outreach
The UWI Office of Research actively promotes education and quality assurance to ensure that faculty and students who conduct research involving human participants follow international standards protecting the safety and dignity of persons.
These include but are not limited to the core Principles of Respect for Persons, Beneficence, and Justice. 

UWI Policy on Research Ethics
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Who should submit proposals?
Most projects involving research on human beings should undergo IRB review. Most journals in the natural and social sciences now require formal ethics review for publication.
How do you submit a proposal?
E-mail submissions are strongly preferred but signed paper copies are also accepted. Click here for the Application form »

Signed paper copies can be submitted as follows:

Attention: Ms. Kristina Bryant

Office of Research
University of the West Indies
Cave Hill Campus

E-mail submissions can be submitted to:
Copies of proposal guidelines are available from the Office of Research or from this website. Click here for details »

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