Upholding ethical standards
Animal research at the University of Stirling
As part of every research project we undertake, we ensure the highest possible care and ethical standards, promoting a culture of best practice.
NHS, Invasive or Clinical Research (NICR)
Governing any health/patient research requiring approval by the NHS Research Ethics Committee and/or taking place with NHS staff, patients or on NHS premises.
General University Ethics Panel (GUEP)
The GUEP considers most research proposals which do not involve animals, require approval by the NHS Research Ethics Committee or involve physically invasive procedures or intrusive interventions on human participants.