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Submission
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Submission
Coordinator
51051
Approved
Sumesh Dadwal [email protected]
Name
mohammed.m.u.-
Email [email protected]
Faculty
Business and Law
Department
Accounting, Finance and Manage
Submitting As
PGT – Postgraduate Taught studen
Externally Approved Note: ONLY tick this box if your project has already
received full ethical approval from an external
organisation
Module Level Approval
Tick this box if staff and this submission refers to an entire module.
** Only to be used for low or medium risk projects as categorised by the
diagnostic risk question set **
Module Code
LD0480 Help
Module Tutor
Sumesh Dadwal Find Help
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Tit… Partner – London
De… Vice Chancellors Office
Em… [email protected]
Research Supervisor Zana Grigaliuniene Find Help
Clear
Tit… Programme Leader
De… Vice Chancellors Office
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De… Vice Chancellors Office
Em… [email protected]
Named Submission
Coordinator (PGT/UGT
only)
[email protected] Find Help
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If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate taught student please
select a Named Submission Coordinator. If you are not sure who this is
please contact your Module tutor or Supervisor as appropriate.
Ethical Risk Level
Low
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G1: General Aims and Research Design (Mandatory)
Title
Title of your research project
Impact of Covid-19 on the Indian Economy
Outline General Aims and Research Objectives
State your research aims/questions (maximum 500 words). This should provide the theoretical context within which the work is
placed, and should include an evidence-based background, justification for the research, clearly stated hypotheses (if appropriate)
and creative enquiry.
Aim and Objective:
The main aim of the report is to analyse the economic indicators before the advent of Covid-19 and during and
after the effect of Covid-19 in India.
• To highlight the indicators of data analysis like national debt per capita, Inflation, GDP per capita, national
income, equity market, liquidity status, human development index, equity market, stock market, Unemployment,
and Consumer Price Index (CPI)
• To develop an understanding of the trends and future implications on the national economy of India
G2: Research Activities (Mandatory)
Please give a detailed description of your research activities
Please provide a description of the study design, methodology (e.g. quantitative, qualitative, practice based), the sampling strategy,
methods of data collection (e.g. survey, interview, experiment, observation, participatory), and analysis. Do sensitive topics such as
trauma, bereavement, drug use, child abuse, pornography, extremism or radicalisation inform the research? If so have these been
fully addressed?
Basically the data would be quantitative and numerical values that shows the different trends in the indicators of
our country during the Covid-19.
The data collection for this research is secondary, collection of data from central government public domains
which are Reserve bank of India (RBI), World bank & International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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G3: Research Data Management Plan (Mandatory)
Anonymising Data (mandatory)
Describe the arrangements for anonymising data and if not appropriate explain why this is and how it
is covered in the informed consent obtained.
I would make sure all the secondary data published and compiled would not be shared or disclosed with anybody.
any interview or survey taken in the future would be confidential and secured as well.
Storage Details (mandatory)
Describe the arrangements for the secure transport and storage of data collected and used during the
study. You should explain what kind of storage you intend to use, e.g. cloud-based, portable hard
drive, USB stick, and the protocols in place to keep the data secure.
If you have identified the requirement to collect ‘Special category data’, please specify any additional security arrangements you will
use to keep this data secure.
Data for this research would be stored in external hard drive or USB – complying to the guidelines or policies of
the university.
Retention and Disposal (mandatory)
I confirm that I will comply with the University’s data retention schedule
and guidance.
Research Data Management link
General Data Protection Regulations including Data Protection link
Records Retention Schedule link
G4: Research Project Timescale (Mandatory)
Proposed Start Date 03/07/2022
Proposed End Date 11/09/2022
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G5: Additional Information
G6: File Attachments
G7: Health and Safety (Mandatory)
I confirm that I have read and understood the University’s Health and Safety Policy.
I confirm that I have read and understood the University’s requirements for the mandatory
completion of risk assessments in advance of any activity involving potential physical risk.
The University Health and Safety Policy can be accessed
here
The University Risk Assessment Code of Practice can be accessed here
Please confirm either:
There are PHYSICAL risks associated with the research project work and I confirm that a
risk assessment has been approved and attached to this ethics submission.
OR
I can confirm that there are no physical risks associated with this project and so no risk
assessments are required.
Students requiring assistance with completing their risk assessment should get in touch with their
supervisor or module tutor as the first point of contact. If further assistance is needed, the Faculty
Technician can provide further guidance.
For more specific risk assessments (e.g. lab work), especially where the project is Medium or High
risk, you are required to consult the Faculty Technical Manager; your Supervisor/Module Tutor will
be able to put you in touch.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the University Health and Safety Team by
emailing
[email protected]
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G8: Insurance (Mandatory)
I have read and understood the University Insurance guidance document (link below):
Insurance Guidance link
If you think your activity may involve a High Risk rating or are unsure how to answer the statements
– contact
[email protected] with a copy of your research proposal for advice.
I confirm my work is covered by University Insurance. I confirm an insurance risk level of:
Low
If your insurance risk level is HIGH please attach details of exceptional insurance coverage:
G9: Electronic Signature (Mandatory)
I confirm my supervisor has reviewed the contents of this document
I confirm I have assessed the ethical risk level of my work correctly and answered the
above sections as fully and accurately as possible.
Full Name
mohammed.m.u.-
Date
03 July 2022 20:01:50
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Title and Objectives (see G1)
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Reviewer A: Reviewer B:
e.g. Are the research question and/or study aims clear?
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Proposed Methodology and Analysis (see G2)
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Reviewer A: Reviewer B:
e.g. Is the design appropriate to the research question?
Are the methods of data analysis appropriate to the research question?
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Sample and Recruitment (see M1)
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Reviewer A: Reviewer B:
e.g. Is the sampling approach appropriate to the design?
Is the sample sufficient and achievable?
Is the process of recruitment clearly explained?
Are participants receiving payments for taking part, and if so is the payment appropriate?
If the DBS is ticked, has the appropriate information been included?
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Consent (see M1)
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Reviewer A: Reviewer B:
e.g. Is the approach to consent seeking clear?
Is consent from parents/ carers/ guardians required?
Are all necessary recruitment and informed consent documentation included (e.g. letters of permission, letters of
invitation)
Is the information sheet adequate to ensure informed consent?
Are the consent form(s) appropriate?
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Researcher and Participant Safety (see M1)
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Reviewer A: Reviewer B:
e.g. Is there any risk of physical harm for the researcher(s) or the participants and if so what attempts have been made to
alleviate or minimise them?
Have Risk Assessments been referred to where appropriate?
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Research Activities (see G2-G8, M1-M5, H1-H5)
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Reviewer A: Reviewer B:
e.g. Are the research tasks described clearly?
Do sensitive topics such as trauma, bereavement, drug use, child abuse, pornography or extremism/ radicalism inform the
research? If so have these been fully addressed? (and we can use this to amend the information on risk levels on the form)Is
there any risk that the tasks may cause psychological harm and if so what attempts have been made to alleviate or minimise
them?
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Data Management Plan (see G3)
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Reviewer A: Reviewer B:
e.g. Have sufficient steps been taken to ensure participant anonymity/confidentiality of data?
Are the arrangements for data storage and disposal clearly outlined?
Are these arrangements in line with University and/or the funding body requirements?
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File Attachments (see G6)
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Reviewer A: Reviewer B:
Please note: where file attachments have not been added because they are not required, please select Approve.
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General Comments (see Help)
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