Committee Details

Biology Ethics Committee

Convenors: Prof Sue Healy (Animal Ethics), Dr Luke Rendell (Human Ethics)
Minutes: Biology Ethics Committee

The School Ethics Committee (SEC) reviews research and teaching activities involving human subjects under the auspices of the University Teaching and Research Ethics Committee (UTREC). The SEC also reviews non-licensed animal research involving nonhuman vertebrates and cephalopods.

Remit:

  • Advise members of the School of Biology on ethical issues which affect them in the process of designing and conducting research
  • Advise members of the School of Biology on current best practice with respect to the treatment of animals used in research and teaching
  • Ethically review ethics applications submitted and assess and approve them or pass them on to the university AWEC (Animal Welfare and Ethics Committee) for further consideration

Forms

Additional Information

Further details and guidance relating to ethical issues can be found at

Enquiries

Enquiries and/or application submission to bioethics@st-andrews.ac.uk



Committee Members

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Miss Lianne Baker Secretary lg24@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463369
Dr Helder Ferreira Lecturer hcf2@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463425
Prof Sue Healy Reader sdh11@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 462065
Prof Patrick Miller Professor pm29@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463554
Dr Luke Rendell MASTS Reader in Biology ler4@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463499
Prof Christian Rutz Professor of Biology cr68@st-andrews.ac.uk 01334 463340

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