Human Tissue Authority (HTA)

If you are working with human tissue you must be covered either by ethical approval or licence from the HTA.

Home Office - Research and Testing using Animals

Any research and testing using animals is regulated under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. Further information and advice can be found from the Home Office.

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

General information and advice for working with Biosafety and microbiological containment can be found at the HSE website.

National Research Ethics Service

The National Research Ethics service has a dual mission:to protect the rights, safety, dignity and well-being of research participants; and to facilitate and promote ethical research that  is of potential benefit to participants, science and society. To understand how this relates to you research please find further information at the NRES website.

University of Oxford's Equipment Database

Research Facilities and Equipment at Oxford is an online equipment database which provides information on research equipment valued over £10K and on 'Small Research Facilities' (SRFs) with the aim of promoting and encouraging the sharing of equipment across the University.