The members of Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital Health Research Ethics Committee (OOUTH-HREC), led by the committee chairman, Dr. Olusola. A. Sogebi, were trained on protection of human participants and responsible conduct of research between Wednesday, 22nd September, 2021 and Thursday, 23rd September, 2021. The training introduced OOUTH-HREC members to the application of rules and principles to health research, basic research and clinical trials, research protocol review process, ethical issues, operations of health research ethics committees in Nigeria, standard operating procedures as well as provision of constructive feedbacks. The lead facilitator, Prof. Kolawole S. Oyedeji, made clear that “ethics is not law but a code of conduct.” Other facilitators were Prof. Phillip O. Olatunji, Prof. Ebunoluwa Oduwole and Mr. Ado Danladi.