Welcome to UCT Ethics in Research Application Submissions Manager. Please click on the appropriate category below to submit your application.

Submit your application here if you are an external researcher applying to conduct research in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Cape Town (UCT). If you are a registered student or staff member from the Faculty please submit your application directly to the research committee of the Department concerned.
Before submitting your proposal, please review the Humanities Research Ethics Guide

Upload the following documents along with other relevant supporting material:
  • Completed Humanities Research Ethics Committee (REC) ethics form
  • Your research proposal
  • All questionnaires & consent forms, etc. which you plan to use
  • If you are not a UCT staff member or student please include a letter confirming that you have received ethics clearance from your home institution.
Once your application is approved you will receive a letter with outcome and reference number which is signed by the Chair of the REC.
If you are also applying for access to staff and student populations after ethics approval you will also need to fill in the forms below and then apply to the Department of Student Affairs and UCT's Human Resources departments for access. Please cite the reference number of your approval letter with your application .
Access to UCT staff or students requires the following forms
This form monitors weekly veterinary oversight of animal health and welfare, as required by the minimum standards for registered research animal facilities (Government Gazette GNR 1082 of 9 November 2015, Rule 32)

Note:

  • Principal Investigators must ensure that they submit an Annual report for all open AEC protocols, and a Final report for completed protocols, by the 28th of February for each preceding year. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the study being suspended, or other action being taken by the AEC.
  • No sections of this form may be changed or removed, other than expanding available space in the text blocks provided.
  • All sections of this form must be completed.

Please direct all queries to:                               

 The Administrative Officer

Research Ethics Office

Faculty of Health Sciences

E53.46 Old Main Building

Groote Schuur Hospital

Phone: (021) 404 7682

E-mail: nosi.tsama@uct.ac.za


 
 
Please see the full document, Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th Edition (Revised December 2009), which is available at: http://www.cdc.gov/biosafety/publications/bmbl5/.


For more information contact:

Sidney Engelbrecht

Telephone: +27 21 6505057

Email: sidney.engelbrecht@uct.ac.za

Please see the full document, Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th Edition (Revised December 2009), which is available at: http://www.cdc.gov/biosafety/publications/bmbl5/.


For more information contact: 

Sidney Engelbrecht

Telephone: +27 21 6505057

Email: sidney.engelbrecht@uct.ac.za

CHED REC typically review:
  • Research conducted with or for academic colleagues on higher, adult or further education policy, practice and process
  • Research at an institutional – or cross-institutional – level, involving colleagues and/or students and/or members of communities
  • Research involving collaborations and partnerships with colleagues who are internal or external to the university and which typically have their focus on education policy, practice and process.
- See more at: http://www.ched.uct.ac.za/ched/research/ethics#sthash.6hKiO86p.dpuf

For demonstration purposes
**KINDLY NOTE** 

Please submit via your departmental category on Submittable if you are submitting an ethics application for: 

 - Fourth year research project
 - Honours research project
 - 60 credit Masters
 - Masters research projects where you have answered 'no' to all ethics overview questions 

Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form:



Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Civil Engineering students who are completing:

  • 60 credit Masters Research
  • Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  • NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 
Should you have any queries please contact the following administrators:

For any queries please contact:

Ms Rowen Geswindt on Rowen.Geswindt@uct.ac.za - Postgraduate

**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Mechanical Engineering students who are completing:

  • Honours research projects
  •  60 credit Masters Research
  •  Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  •  NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

Please contact:

Carmen Jordan<carmen.jordaan@uct.ac.za> for Postgraduate Submissions

**Note**
Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form:

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  1. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  2. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  




**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Electrical Engineering students who are completing:

  • Fourth year BSc projects
  • Honours Research
  • 60 credit Masters Research
  • Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  • NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

Please contact the following administrators should you require further assistance:

Ms. Nicole Moodley (nicole.moodley@uct.ac.za)

Mr. Matthew Van Der Westhuizen (matthew.vanderwesthuizen@uct.ac.za)


**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Chemical Engineering students who are completing:

  •  Fourth year BSc research projects
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

Should you have any queries please contact Bridgette Cloete  on Bridgette.Cloete@uct.ac.za

**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for students who are completing:

  • BAS Honours
  • Professional Masters
  • MArch
  •  120/180 credit Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  •  NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

For any queries please contact Heather Martin on Heather.Martin@uct.ac.za or 021-650-2374

**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Construction Economics and Management students who are completing:

  • Honours Research Projects
  • 60 credit Masters Research
  • Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  • NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

Should you require any assistance please contact:
Ms Mareldia Fagodien on mareldia.fagodien@uct.ac.za or 021 650 5753 
Ms Anastacia Haddon (Honours) on Anastacia.Haddon@uct.ac.za or 021 650 2045


**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for students who are completing:

  • Honours research projects
  • Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  • NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

For any queries please contact Junita Abrahams on Junita.Abrahams@uct.ac.za  or 021-650-3577

**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for students who are completing:

  • 60 Credit Masters
  •  120 credit Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  •  NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

For any queries please contact Naomi Gihwala on naomi.gihwala@uct.ac.za 

**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for students who are completing:

  • City and Regional Planning Hons
  •  120/180 credit Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  •  NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

For any queries please contact Heather Martin on Heather.Martin@uct.ac.za or 021-650-2374

**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Mechanical Engineering students who are completing:

  • Fourth year BSc projects
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

Please contact:
Rosalind Maree <rosalind.maree@uct.ac.za> for Undergraduate Submissions;

**Note**
Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form:

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  1. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  2. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  





**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Mechanical Engineering ERC students who are completing:

  •  Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  •  NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

Please contact:
Fazlin Harribi  <fazlin.harribi@uct.ac.za> for ERC submissions should you have any queries. 

**Note**
Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form:

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  1. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  2. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  




**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Civil Engineering undergraduate students who are completing:

  • Fourth year BSc projects
Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 
Should you have any queries please contact the following administrators:

For any queries please contact:

Ms Isabel Ncube on isabel.ncube@uct.ac.za - Undergraduate

**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your project when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Electrical Engineering students who are completing:

  • Fourth year BSc projects
  • Honours Research
  • 60 credit Masters Research
  • Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  • NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

Please contact the following administrators should you require further assistance:

Ms. Nicole Moodley (nicole.moodley@uct.ac.za)

Mr. Matthew Van Der Westhuizen (matthew.vanderwesthuizen@uct.ac.za)


**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

**KINDLY NOTE** 


- This submission category is for Chemical Engineering students who are completing:

  •  Masters applications where you have answered 'no' to all 4 overview ethics questions
  •  NO PhD applications should be submitted via this category
- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

Should you have any queries please contact Belinda Davids on belinda.davids@uct.ac.za

**Note**

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form: 

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  

Please Note

Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Commerce at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. If any of the questions below have been answered YES, and the applicant is NOT an Honours student, the form it should be submitted to the supervisor (where applicable) and from there for approval by the Faculty EIR committee: Ms Samantha Alexander (samantha.alexander@uct.ac.za).

It is assumed that the researcher has read the UCT Code for Research involving Human Subjects (Available here) in order to be able to answer the questions in this form.

Students must include a copy of the completed form with the dissertation/thesis when it is submitted for examination. When registering your account , please use your UCT student or staff email address. 

All research conducted in or under the auspices of the Law Faculty that proposes to involve the collection of data from or about human participants must be submitted for review by the Research Ethics Committee (REC). No research may begin unless clearance has been granted by the REC. No retrospective ethics clearance may be granted.

The objective of the Research Ethics Committee is to raise awareness of ethical imperatives and improve research proposals to meet these imperatives. This educative and facilitative function is consistent with South Africa's Constitution which prohibits participation in research without informed consent (s 12(2)(c)). The Committee's function also complies with national legislation - the National Health Act 61 of 2003 - which defines 'health' very broadly to include the well-being of all humans, and 'health research' as including 'surveys, interviews, focus groups or ethnographic observations'.
All research conducted in or under the auspices of the Law Faculty that proposes to involve the collection of data from or about human participants must be submitted for review by the Research Ethics Committee (REC). No research may begin unless clearance has been granted by the REC. No retrospective ethics clearance may be granted.

The objective of the Research Ethics Committee is to raise awareness of ethical imperatives and improve research proposals to meet these imperatives. This educative and facilitative function is consistent with South Africa's Constitution which prohibits participation in research without informed consent (s 12(2)(c)). The Committee's function also complies with national legislation - the National Health Act 61 of 2003 - which defines 'health' very broadly to include the well-being of all humans, and 'health research' as including 'surveys, interviews, focus groups or ethnographic observations'.
All research conducted in or under the auspices of the Law Faculty that proposes to involve the collection of data from or about human participants must be submitted for review by the Research Ethics Committee (REC). No research may begin unless clearance has been granted by the REC. No retrospective ethics clearance may be granted.

The objective of the Research Ethics Committee is to raise awareness of ethical imperatives and improve research proposals to meet these imperatives. This educative and facilitative function is consistent with South Africa's Constitution which prohibits participation in research without informed consent (s 12(2)(c)). The Committee's function also complies with national legislation - the National Health Act 61 of 2003 - which defines 'health' very broadly to include the well-being of all humans, and 'health research' as including 'surveys, interviews, focus groups or ethnographic observations'.
**KINDLY NOTE** 
- 60 Credit Research Projects are signed off by Departmental HOD's and DO NOT need to come through the EiRC.

- Please ensure that your application form has been signed by both you and your supervisor before you upload it. 

**Note**
Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form:



Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  
Please Note
Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form:

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).  
Please Note
Any person planning to undertake research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town is required to complete this form before collecting or analysing data. The objective of submitting this application prior to embarking on research is to ensure that the highest ethical standards in research, conducted under the auspices of the EBE Faculty, are met.  Please ensure that you have read, and understood the EBE Ethics in Research Handbook (available from the UCT EBE, Research Ethics website) prior to completing this application form:

Click on the Submit button to begin editing your application.

  1. Please see the submission instructions at the end of this document.
  2. Please note that EBE EiR committee will not review or sign off on projects that are already in progress or have been completed
  3. NB: A copy of this completed and signed application form must be included with your thesis/dissertation/report when it is submitted for examination (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).