Joint Research Office
- What does the JRO do?
- Post Approval
- Academic Clinical Trials
- Commercial Research
- Training and Education
- Patient and Public Involvement
- Funding Opportunities
- JRO News
- Standard Operating Procedures
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The research approvals process can seem very daunting. Researchers have told us they are often unclear about what processes they need to follow and what documents they need to provide.
As the approvals process is being standardised nationally these issues should become clearer.
Who do I contact with queries about the approval process?
Our R&D Coordinators work in teams with finance and contracts staff to give you a streamlined and holistic service. Follow this link to find your R&D coordinator.
What is the process for getting a new research project approved?
The following flowcharts show the key steps your research proposal must go through before it is approved:
What documents do I need to provide?
You will get an individual checklist of key documents you need when you make your ethics and R&D applications through the online Integrated Research Application System (IRAS).
How long will the approval process take?
The JRO has made huge strides in reducing the time it takes to get project approved. Read more about what we have done.