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 2018:

Date of meeting Submission deadline
01 March 22 February
05 April 31 March
10 May 03 May
07 June 31 May
05 July 28 June
02 August 26 July
06 September 30 August
04 October 27 September
01 November 25 October
29 November 22 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 2018:

Date of meeting Submission deadline
02 March 23 February
06 April 30 March
11 May 04 May
08 June 01 June
06 July 29 June
03 August 27 July
07 September 31 August
05 October 28 September
02 November 26 October
30 November 23 November

Ethics application documentation:

Last modified: Tue May 15 11:04:59 SAST 2018