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What does REC stand for?

REC stands for Research Ethics Committee

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  • Military and Government
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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Whilst a hospital's research ethics committee provides a form of virtual research governance (directing researchers to many documents to assist interpretation of effective research governance), the onus has been largely on the individual researcher to implement research governance as they understand it.
They suggest that published research comply with three such protections, these are: seeking research ethics committee approval prior to carrying out research; getting informed consent from participants, and keeping information gathered about participants confidential (Henley and Frank 2006).