The Scientific and Ethics Review Unit ensures that all research proposals involving human subjects meet acceptable standards of scientific rigor, are feasible for implementation and protect research participants.

Hence, SERU requires all study investigators/researchers to adhere to guidelines that will enable protection of research participants when conducting research.

BASIC TRAINING.

All research scientist /study investigators planning to undertake research studies with human subjects are required to have ethics certification which includes CITI, TRREE,NIH, FHI 360.

CAPACITY BUILDING

The SERU offers training for: researchers, Research centres/ institutions and other scientific and ethics committees. The Unit conducts, promotes and facilitates training in research ethics and research methodology.

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