This committee is an advisory body of the Research Vice-presidency, having among its duties cooperating with the Research Vice-presidency in the formulation of institutional ethical criteria on research, among others.
Formulate institutional ethical criteria on research, following current principles and norms, both national and international.
Determine the general guidelines for the creation and operation of the ethics committees in every campus.
Give, when required, ethical judgements on research projects involving living beings or material from them.
Advise the Research Vice Rectory in the decision-making regarding ethical aspects in research.