Welcome to the North-West University Engineering Research Ethics Committee (NWU-ENG-REC).

  • Purpose of the Committee

The NWU-ENG-REC provides operational management of the research ethics process in the faculty of engineering 

  • Scope

Ethics approval must be obtained for all research proposals before a research study commences.

Note: The NWU-ENG-REC will not consider research studies for approval if it is apparent that the research has already been conducted (retrospective).

The Faculty of Engineering REC functions according to the requirements as stipulated by the terms of reference provided by the Rules for the Management of Research Ethics at the North-West University, 2016

  • Meeting schedule

  • Committee documents

  • Member list

  • Terms of References

  • SOP & Flow chart