How to apply for HREC approval

An overview of the application process

Researchers should complete the following steps to obtain and maintain HREC approval:

  1. Assess project's level of ethical risk: How do I do this?
  2. Select and complete appropriate application form: Which form will I need to complete?
  3. Attach copies of any required supplementary documentation: What do I need to attach?
  4. Submit completed fully-signed application, in hard copy AND an email version in PDF or word, to the Ethics Office: What do I need to submit?
  5. Receive notification of outcome from the HREC: What are the possible outcomes?
  6. Once project is approved, maintain project approval by meeting compliance requirements: What constitutes compliance?