Submission Dates and Response Times for Human Ethics Application Reviews

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Submission Dates and Response Times

There is no set closing date for applications eligible for

  • Expedited Review Level 1 (L1) or Expedited Review Level 2 (L2)
  • Registrations of HNEHREC approvals
  • Applications for Variations to approved research.

The applications will be reviewed as and when they are received.

The time taken to review and respond to applications will depend on the number of applications received. However, the aim is to provide a response in the following time frames:

  • L1: 7 to 14 days
  • L2: 2 to 4 weeks

Full review applications - L3

Full Review Applications – L3 require a full review by the Human Research Ethics Committee and are to be submitted by the last day of the month preceding each meeting. The projected time for the Committee's decision to be communicated to the applicant is within 10 working days from the day of the meeting.

Closing date for full review applications
(Late applications will not be accepted)
Meeting Date
(12:30pm - NIER Conference Room (Block A), NIER Precinct)
31 January 201610 February 2016
29 February 201616 March 2016
31 March 201620 April 2016 (Committee Room this month only)
30 April 201618 May 2016
31 May 201615 June 2016
30 June 201620 July 2016
31 July 201617 August 2016
31 August 201621 September 2016
30 September 201619 October 2016
31 October 201616 November 2016
30 November 201614 December 2016

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Research Ethics Office.