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 This section provides guidance on research governance and ethical related issues for projects where the research will require ethics or other oversight and approvals.

It includes sections on how to write protocols for clinical trials, when a peer review might be needed for your research and which research projects require legal sponsorship.

Ethics approval is required for some projects and there is a section on obtaining approval and the routes for approval for different types of projects.

Guidance is also provided for when results should be registered on a public database and recommended systems for electronic data capture.

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