MRC Ethics Series

The Medical Research Council (MRC) Ethics Series are guides that address specific regulatory and ethical considerations relating to research.

Using information about people in health research (2018)

Human tissue and biological samples for use in research (2014)

Medical research involving adults who cannot consent (2007)

Involving children in research (2021)

Guidelines for the management of global health trials (2017)

Guidelines for good clinical practice in clinical trials (1998) (for reference only. This guide has been withdrawn and replaced with ‘Guidelines for the management of global health trials’ above)

Good research practice: Principles and guidelines

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Last updated: 19 May 2022

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