Research Governance and Regulation (RGR)
The Research Governance and Regulation Team within the Public Health Directorate is available to provide advice and guidance to health and social care researchers. This includes helping researchers to determine whether their proposals constitute research which requires an ethical review, to providing support during an application process and subsequent review by the Isle of Man Research Ethics Committee (IOMREC).
- Send an email to Research Governance and Regulation Team
- Research application submissions: Decision tool
- Log into the Integrated Ethics Portal or create account
- Isle of Man Research Ethics Committee (IOMREC)
If it is determined that a research proposal does require an ethical review, there are a number of stages in the application process:
Research proposals may be referred back to the applicant at any stage if further action or information is required.
Below is a diagram of the IOMREC Application Process:
For more information please visit the IOM Research Ethics Committee page.
This document sets out principles of good practice in the management and conduct of health and social care research on the Isle of Man.
Reviewed: May 2023