Research

Research Ethics

All research at Unisa must obtain ethics clearance. CAES has two Research Ethics Committees:

General Research Ethics Review Committee:

This Committee reviews applications for research that involves human participants (such as collection of data through questionnaires or interviews), plants, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), biomedical research, as well as environmental research.

The Committee is registered with the National Health Research Ethics Council (Registration # REC-170616-051)

Chairperson: Prof EL Kempen

Email: kempeel@unisa.ac.za

Deputy Chairperson: Prof MA Antwi

Email: antwima@unisa.ac.za

Administrator: Ms MJ Van Wyk

Email: vwykmj@unisa.ac.za

Meeting schedule for 2017:

Date of meeting Submission deadline
02 March 22 February
06 April 30 March
04 May 27 April
08 June 01 June
06 July 29 June
03 August 27 July
07 September 31 August
06 October 29 September
02 November 26 October
30 November 23 November

Animal Research Ethics Review Committee:

This Committee reviews applications for research that involves animals.

Chairperson: Prof EL Kempen

Email: kempeel@unisa.ac.za

Administrator: Ms MJ Van Wyk

Email: vwykmj@unisa.ac.za

Meeting schedule for 2017:

Date of meeting Submission deadline
02 March 22 February
06 April 30 March
04 May 27 April
08 June 01 June
06 July 29 June
03 August 27 July
07 September 31 August
06 October 29 September
02 November 26 October
30 November 23 November

Ethics application documentation:

Last modified: Wed Nov 22 09:43:50 SAST 2017