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University Research Ethics Committee
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One of the principal and essential functions of a university is the carrying out of research in all areas of human knowledge and experience. The University of Malta recognises its responsibility to researchers and the wider community to ensure that the highest standards of integrity and professionalism are observed in the conduct of research at the University.

The University’s Research Code of Practice provides guiding principles and standards of good practice in research across all subject disciplines and areas of study in the University. It applies to all those undertaking research on the University’s premises using its facilities, or on behalf of the University, including staff, students, visiting or affiliate staff, associates, contractors and consultants.

The procedure to be followed to review ethics in research are laid out in the University’s Research Ethics Review Procedures. It applies to all University of Malta staff, students, and anyone else carrying out research under its auspices. 

***REDP Form***

As of 12 November 2018, the Research Ethics and Data Protection form is to be filled in online. The previous downloadable forms have been discontinued.

The REDP form can be accessed via the menu on the left of this page or by clicking here.

***Amended Code of Practice and Review Procedures***
The UM 'Research Code of Practice' and 'Research Ethics Review Procedures' were amended by Senate on 21 March 2019. All links to these documents now point to the amended versions.

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