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Welcome to the School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Ethics page

Applications to the School's Research Ethics Committee are now processed through the Research Ethics Application Management system (REAMS). REAMs is a new platform developed for processing research ethics applications. See below for instructions on how to use this platform.

Ensure you are registered for REAMs: all academic staff and research students are automatically registered to use the REAMs platform; external reviewers or professional staff who support a REC should contact the system administrator at to register.

Help text boxes pop up as you go through the application providing links to more information in a comprehensive guidance document which is navigable by contents headings or key words to help you complete your application.



Schedule for School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Ethics Committee Meetings

January 2023 - May 2023


Staff & Student Submissions:

Submission is through REAMS before the deadlines listed below - for review at the corresponding Commitee meeting

Submission Date (12 noon)

Date of Committee Meeting

16th December 2022 10th January 2023
24th January 2023 15th February 2023
20th February 2023 13th March 2023
22nd March 2023 12th April 2023
9th May 2023 30th May 2023

A list of external ethics committees SNM Research Ethics Committee can approve from can be found here.

Any additional ethics-related queries should be sent to