Ethics Training

Research ethics training of researchers (Principal investigators, supervisors/promoters, co-supervisors/co-promotors, Master’s and PhD students and other research team members) has become a requirement of the Department of Health and the National Health Research Ethics Council (NHREC) and proof of formal research ethics training received during the past three years must accompany all research ethics applications

The NWU-HREC provides three ethics training opportunities during the course of the year. Please make use of these opportunities.

TRREE Ethics Training

Another available option is to complete the free online research ethics training course.

Should you make use of the free online research ethics training course, the following modules are compulsory to complete:

  • Module 1 Introduction to research ethics
  • Module 2.1 Research ethics evaluation
  • Module 3.1 Informed consent
  • National supplement for South Africa

Guidelines for TRREE online ethics course