The HSRC Research Ethics Committee (REC) ensures that professional ethics are followed in the gathering, processing and disseminating of HSRC research information. It oversees all HSRC activities through which research information and data are gathered, processed and disseminated, for example surveys and interviews and the reporting of research findings.
Dates for Submission
Dates for submission of applications and meetings.
Please use this template when applying to the Research Ethics Committee for clearance of new research projects.
Applications for review by the Committee should be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org or given to Khutso Sithole: Tel. (012) 302-2012, Fax (012) 302 2005, Pretoria, Room 1413
Generic Consent Forms
Developed by REC, to be adapted for individual projects/circumstances/needs
Guidelines for Research with Minors
There are guidelines that need to be followed when minors including and vulnerable children a part of a research project.
In case of adverse events, this form must be be filled and returned to the HSRC REC administrator.
There is an SOP to be followed when reporting abuse
The inception and development of the Research Ethics Comittee (REC)
Research Ethics Committee membership list
- Internal and external membership list Download document in PDF format