Ostim Technical University

Health and Engineering Sciences Ethics Committee

EEthics Committee Application Process

In accordance with the Ethics Committees Working Directive, the application process to the OSTİM Technical University Social and Human Sciences Ethics Committee is as follows:

The principal investigator, who will apply to the ethics committee, attaches the following documents to the application file and submits them to the documents unit 15 days before the meeting of the committee. Applications exceeding this period are evaluated at the next ethics committee meeting.

  1. Application Petition
  2. Application Form
  3. Commitment Letter
  4. Volunteer Participation Form-Registered

The document certifies that field studies requiring experiments and examinations, and studies requiring data collection such as surveys, consumer interviews, field studies, and workshops are carried out with the consent of the participants and also confirms that the “Voluntary Participation Form”, the sample of which is shown below, will be approved by the participants,

  1. Signed Sample of Research File

2 samples of studies, such as questionnaires, interviews, workshops, which are included in the scope of research studies in the Ethics Committee Directive (art.3), with each page signed, in accordance with the 10th article of the directive.

(For example, two copies of a questionnaire to be applied to the participants are attached to the ethics committee application file with signature.)

You can get the draft version of the documents to be filled from the links given below.

Application Documents

  1. Application Petition
  2. Commitment Letter
  3. Application Form

Social and Human Sciences Ethics Committee

Ethics Committee Reference Guide

The application process to the OSTİM Technical University Social and Human Sciences Ethics Committee is as follows, according to the Ethics Committees Working Directive:

The principal investigator, who will apply to the ethics committee, attaches the following documents to the application file and submits them to the documents unit 15 days before the meeting of the committee. Applications exceeding this period are evaluated at the next ethics committee meeting.

Note:

  • According to the Ethics Committee Directive, applicants are required to submit the entire application file (file consisting of the following documents) to the Document Recording Unit as 1 copy of physical file and 1 copy of digital copy (via external disk or by any other method). Otherwise, the application will not be processed by the Ethics Committee Secretariat.
  • The application petitions must have a correspondence address and an e-mail address for the delivery of the decision notification letter and the evaluation report.
  1. Application Petition
    It is the petition submitted in the application to the Document Registration Unit.
  2. Application Form
    It is a comprehensive form with details about the research. Completing this form is of great importance for the evaluation of the Ethics Committee.
  3. Commitment Letter
  4. Volunteer Participation Form-Certified
    The document certifies that field studies requiring experiments and examinations, and studies requiring data collection such as surveys, consumer interviews, field studies, and workshops are carried out with the consent of the participants and also confirms that the “Voluntary Participation Form”, the sample of which is shown below, will be approved by the participants.
  5. Signed Sample of Research File

    In accordance with Article 10 of the directive, 2 copies of the studies, such as surveys, interviews, workshops, which are included in the scope of research studies in the Ethics Committee Directive (art.3), and a copy in digital environment must be submitted.

    (For example, two copies of a questionnaire to be applied to the participants are attached to the ethics committee application file with signature.)

  6. Curriculum Vitae and Publication List of Researchers

You can get the draft version of the documents to be filled from the links given below.

Application Documents

  1. Application Petition Sample
  2. Application Form
  3. Application Form
  4. Voluntary Participation Form-Certified (The form that must be submitted to the ethics committee and that confirms to have the participants approve the voluntary participation form)
  5. Research File (two copies-signed)
  6. Researchers’ Curriculum Vitae and Publication List