Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Research Mechanism in the Department of Nutrition


- 2020/10/16

First: Medical Research

The research requires the approval of the ethics committee in the Health Affairs Directorate in the relevant region.

Makkah Region:

  • The directorate forms, i.e. the 4 (attached) forms, filled out and converted to PDF format.
  • A letter from the department including the research title and the names of the researchers, PDF format.
  • The researchers' CV's (attached is the form for the female students), both in PDF format.
  • The research proposal, including sample size with the work plan on a GANTT chart (form attached).
  • All researchers have to obtain a medical ethics certificate by passing the following test: http://bioethics.kacst.edu.sa/home.aspx 

Note that the email size should not exceed 5MB, otherwise the email will not be received.

After preparing the above, all the documents should be sent to the Scientific Research Committee in the department, to be sent after that to the Directorate of Health Affairs. Alternatively, the documents can be sent via the directorate email: [email protected]

Research in King Abdullah Medical City:

Taif Region:

If the research includes any hospital in the Taif region, you can apply to the Directorate of Health Affairs in Taif.

  • A letter from the department including the research title and the names of the researchers, PDF format.
  • The principal researcher's CV in PDF format.
  • The research proposal, including sample size with the work plan on a GANTT chart (form attached).
  • All researchers should obtain a medical ethics certificate.

Second: Research Inside the University Campus or in the Community

In the event that ethical permission is required, the principal researcher should send an application to the Standing Committee for Scientific Research Ethics at Umm Al-Qura University, as follows:

Log in to your personal account and then enter the committee's link: https://uqu.edu.sa/Sso/Login 

Fill out the e-form, including:

  • An attached photo explaining the mechanism.
  • A research summary.

Please take into account that the introduction should not exceed 500 words.

Research Application Method:

 

 

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