OF WAYAMBA UNIVERSITY OF SRI LANKA
The purpose of the Ethics Review Committee of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka is to review research involving human participants, tissue and data thus to contribute to safeguarding the dignity, rights, safety, health and well-being of all actual or potential participants in the research. In reviewing of research involving animals, the main focus is the protecting of the well being of animals as well as treating them as humane as possible.
The aim is primarily to protect and respect research participants (humans and animals) as well as help to protect the researcher
Research institutions/agencies have a responsibility to ensure any research they conduct is ethical
Ethics approval is often a requirement for academic publication. However, navigating the ethics review process can often be a challenging or lengthy process
It enables researchers to apply for research funding and get it