School of Dentistry Ethical Review Process

DSEC Applications

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The Dental Student Ethics Committee (DSEC) is chaired by Professor Gail Douglas. DSEC will meet when required to review all undergraduate non-NHS and educational research projects. Completed applications should be sent to the Student Education Services Office for DSEC review.

Click here for the University of Leeds Research Ethics Committee application form.

Quality of applications

Poor quality applications will be returned to the applicant and supervisor(s), where appropriate, for amendment prior to further review. The supervisor(s) will be responsible for ensuring that all of the issues are addressed and the application is of an expected standard prior to re-submission.

Guidance for applicants

Below you will find a selection of templates and examples of the forms you should be submitting with your application.

Templates

Examples (coming soon)
  • University of Leeds Research Ethics Committee application form
  • Protocol
  • Participant information sheet
  • Consent form
If you are unsure of what type of approval you require, please read the School of Dentistry Research Ethics Flowchart or contact the Student Education Services Office for further information about the DSEC process.

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  1. DREC Applications
  2. Skeletal Tissue Bank Applications
  3. DSEC Applications
  4. IRAS Applications