Research Committee

Before commencing with your studies please read the policies of UP that governs the ethics approval process in faculties.

Rt 429/99   Code of Ethics for Research
S 4083/00 (amended)   Policy and Procedures for Responsible Research (Senate Committee for Research Ethics and Integrity)
Rt 306/07   Policy for the Preservation and Retention of Research Data (Senate Committee for Research and Postgraduate Studies)
S 4726/09 (amended)   Plagiarism Prevention Policy (Office of the Registrar)

On this site you will find all the documents you need to submit with your research proposal.

  1. Please complete the application form thoroughly, indicating whatever is not applicable, and attach all relevant documents.
    Take note of question 9, you have to compile this form (guideline and example attached).
  2. The form and attachments as well as the proposal must be handed in electronically by e-mail (in Word format. NO scanned or PDF documents). Please ensure  that you have signed before submitting it to your study leader, who will submit to [email protected].
  3. The electronic signature cannot only be a typed name but must be a scanned hand signature.
  4. The evaluation form is only for your information. You do not need to submit it. It will be used to evaluate your proposal.
  5. Please ask if you need assistance:

             Daleen Kotze
             Telephone: +27 (0)12 420 2348
             E-mail: [email protected]

  1. Criteria for evaluation
  2. Application form
  3. Example: Informed consent


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