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Research ethics

All university research in which human and animal subjects are used must be approved by faculty Ethics Committees.

For a guide to research at CPUT by external researchers, please click here.

For a human participants’ review application for external researchers, please click here.

Ethics documentation for the Faculty of Business

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Ethical considerations for a questionnaire Document

Queries relating to ethics documentation for the Faculty of Business can be addressed to daviess@cput.ac.za.

Ethics documentation for the Faculty of Engineering

The following table presents Faculty of Engineering ethics documents.

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Ethical compliance for Engineering Research students

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Ethics documentation for the Faculty of Health and Wellness Sciences

The following table presents Faculty of Health and Wellness Sciences ethics documents.

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Health & Wellness Sciences Research Ethics (HWS-REC 1.1 ) Document
Health & Wellness Sciences Guiding Principles for Research Ethics
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Health & Wellness Sciences Code of Ethics for Research on Human Participants (HWS-REC 3.1) Document
Health & Wellness Sciences Code of Ethics for Biosafety (HWS-REC 3.2) Document
Health and Wellness Sciences Research Ethics Committee Human Participants' Review Application (HWS-REC 4.1) Document
Health and Wellness Sciences Research Ethics Committee Human Participants' Review Application for external researchers wanting to use CPUT as a data collection site (HWS-REC 4.1a) Document
Health and Wellness Sciences Research Ethics Committee Human Participants Status Report (HWS-REC 4.2) Document
Health and Wellness Sciences Application for Ethical Clearance for the use of Animals (HWS-REC 4.3) Document
Health and Wellness Sciences Research Ethics Committee reviewer guidelines (HWS-REC 5.1) Document
Health and Wellness Sciences Declaration of Interest Document

Click here to download the Research Ethics Clearance Certificate.

For Health and Wellness Sciences Ethics enquiries e-mail Navindran@cput.ac.za

Ethics documentation for the Faculty of Informatics and Design

All post-graduate students and researchers are required to complete the Research Ethics Review Checklist before commencing with research.  Post-graduate students are requested to please submit this form together with HDC 1.2 (proposal submission) to the Faculty Research Committee (FRC).

Ethics training (free)

To access a training aid for postgraduate students with a US and health slant, go to http://phrp.nihtraining.com/users/login.php.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Any research project, independent of faculties and postgraduate studies, should be scientifically and ethically reviewed, with a full research proposal.  Such research proposals should be submitted to the most appropriate faculty ethics committee