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Please note: Superseded forms will no longer be considered by the committee. Download 2018 templates from the website for each new application.
Applications submitted on superseded forms will be returned for re-submission on the current template. It is possible this may impact on your research timelines if this causes you to miss the deadline of Agenda items due.
HRE forms are regularly updated, therefore you need to always download the required document directly from this site to ensure the latest version is submitted to the committee for consideration.
To assess the ethical risk of your human research project and determine eligibility for expedited review, please download and complete: HREC Risk Assessment Checklist (docx, 150kb)
To report on:
To report on:
To request amendments to an existing HREC-approved project:
All transcribers of taped data should complete a declaration of confidentiality prior to commencing the work.
This checklist may be useful to guide peer reviewers and authorising signatories in providing feedback to researchers regarding research design and merit of their Ethics application.
Peer reviewers and authorising signatories should be familiar with the type of research being conducted within their Faculty, but not directly involved with the research project.
If revisions are required, researchers are expected to respond to the peer reviewer’s/authorising signatories' feedback prior to submitting their application to the Ethics Office.