Ethics committee

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In Europe, an ethics committee is a body responsible for oversight of medical or human research studies in EU member states. "Ethics committee" may refer to:

In the United States, an ethics committee is usually known as an Institutional Review Board, a committee dedicated to overseeing the rights and well-being of research subjects participating in scientific studies in the US.

In a non-research context, the term may refer to:

In Australia, an ethics committee in medical research refers to a Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC).