NIeCer 102: Ethics Review of Health Research
An online course for the members of India’s Ethics Committees and Indian professionals engaged in
bio-medical research involving human participants
This course is intended for members of India's institutional ethics committees and institutional review boards (including secretarial staff) and professionals engaged in biomedical research involving human participants [any current or potential health researchers (clinical/public health /laboratory researchers, physicians, research associates, allied health professionals, scientists, statisticians, research administrators / managers)]
Self-paced courses can be completed by participants at their own pace. This course do not have deadlines for enrollment/assignment submission. Participants can learn in their own time and schedule as per their flexibility and convenience .
About the course
ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) offers
NIE-ICMR-WHO online course NIeCer 102: Ethics Review of Health Research. . The course is technically supported by the World Health Organization (WHO), India. The course will provide the fundamentals of ethical issues in biomedical research involving human participants and provide updates on research ethics guidelines in India. This is a self-paced course. The participants can go through the learning materials and submit the self-assessment quiz at any-time after the enrolment into the course.
This course has been developed and delivered by eminent professionals and researchers from cross-cutting domains who are involved in various organizations and committees in India related to biomedical ethics.
Dr. Bhavani Shankara Bagepally, MBBS, PhD
Dr. E. Rajalakshmi M.D (S)., M.Sc., (Epidemiology)
R. Ramakrishna Rao, M.com, M.Sc, M.A
R. Vijayaprabha, MSW
M. Saravanan, M.Sc
General ethical principles
Review of research proposals
Responsible conduct of research
Responsible conduct of reseasrch
Protection of review participants
Functioning of ethics committees
Video lectures, handouts, transcripts, reading/resource materials available in the course page
e-certificate will be awarded to the successful course participants based on the score of ≥50% in each assignment
Once the participant have cleared the minimum score requirement (>=50%), the participant may not be allowed to submit the assignment again
If 50% is not reached in any of the assignment, you will be allowed to take the test again
You will get the assignment scores for each assignments immediately after submission. You shall also check the assignment scores in the progress tab of your course page
No deadline for assignment submission
e-certificate will be awarded to the successful course partiicpants based on the score of >=50% in each assignment.
e-certificate will be sent thro' your course enrolled email id on the certificate issuing dates
The details filled in the enrollment form will be considered for issuing the e-certificate