Isle of Man Research Ethics Committee
The Isle of Man Research Ethics Committee (IOMREC) provides independent advice to the Cabinet Office on the extent to which proposals for research studies comply with recognised ethical standards.
The purpose of the Committee is to review any proposed health and social care research involving human participants, tissue or data in order to protect the dignity, rights, safety and wellbeing of all actual or potential research participants.
The 2021 application submission due dates and subsequent Committee meeting dates are outlined below:
|Application submission due date||Ethics Committee meeting date|
|Thursday 24 December||Tuesday 12 January|
|Thursday 21 January||Tuesday 9 February|
|Thursday 25 February||Tuesday 16 March|
|Thursday 29 April||Tuesday 18 May|
|Thursday 3 June||Tuesday 22 June|
|Thursday 8 July||Tuesday 27 July|
|Thursday 19 August||Tuesday 7 September|
|Thursday 16 September||Tuesday 5 October|
|Thursday 21 October||Tuesday 9 November|
|Thursday 18 November||Tuesday 7 December|
|Lillian Boyle||Lay +|
|Alison Gomme||Lay +|
|Dr. Ameeta Patel||Expert|
|Dr. Phil Harrison||Expert|
If you are unsure if your project is research, please complete the Health Research Authority decision tool.
If your project is research, applications can be submitted online via the Integrated Ethics Portal (IEP).
All submissions are required to be peer reviewed before being submitted to the IOMREC, if you are unsure about the peer review process, please get in touch with the Research and Development Unit.
If you have any queries about the IOMREC please contact: