Application Forms and Procedures

Type of applicationHow to apply
New projectEmail to ACEC-Submissions - documents below.
Progress Report/Renewal - continuation of projectvia the project record in RIMS
Variation (amendment) to a current projectvia the project record in RIMS
Final Report - project is completevia the project record in RIMS
Adverse Event Reportvia the project record in RIMS
Report to ACEC e.g. response to inspection, progress of pilot studyvia the project record in RIMS

Applications for NEW projects are submitted via email to ACEC-Submissions using the relevant application form and supplementary information:

For a RESEARCH Project

For a TEACHING Project

Research conducted in the FIELD or WILDLIFE SURVEYS

For establishment of a BREEDING COLONY OF GM ANIMALS at UON


Other Documents, Guidelines and Forms

Documents and guidelines to assist with completion of application forms

Payment details

  • Payment Details Form (DOC 38 KB) - To accompany applications from researchers and teachers not associated with the University of Newcastle or HNE Area Health Service.

Assistance using RIMS

Refer to the RIMS Animal Ethics Users Guide for guidance on using RIMS. Visit the RIMS support pages. if you require further assistance.

Making a submission to the ACEC through RIMS

  1. Log in to RIMS
  2. Hover over "Animal Ethics" on the left hand menu to start a submission or find an existing project to vary.

For advice on the type of application to submit, or problems associated with completing the submission please contact the Ethics Officer.


Supplement Document and Standard Operating Procedures


Further resources