Ethics approval has to be obtained from the Ethics Review Committee (ERC) of the FGS where required. Research projects should commence after obtaining approval from the Research Ethics Committee & Approved by FGS.
Please note that ERC, FGS/UOC accepts applications for ethical review only from students, research fellows, visiting researchers and the faculty (including extended faculty) of the FGS.
- Projects dealing entirely with secondary data and literature need not go through ethics clearance process. Only projects dealing with human subjects are required to obtain ethics clearance.
- Regarding student research projects, please submit your ethics application form ONLY after your final research proposal has been accepted by FGS.
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|Address :||Dr. Pradeep N’ Weerasinghe
Ethics Review Committee
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of ColomboNo 35/30
Prof Stanley Wijesundera Mawatha
|Tel :||+94-11 205 56 56