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Other Ethics Approval Procedures

Minimising Duplication of Ethical Review

If a research proposal has been approved by another organisation or University ethics committee and also involves SCU researchers, then this application is submitted to SCU as a formality and to receive an SCU ethics approval number. SCU must be aware of ALL research being conducted by SCU staff and students. There is a specific form for External Ethics approval and this is usually approved expeditiously. A copy of the external ethics approval and the application must be included.

Minimising Duplication of Ethical Review Form

Annual Renewal/Annual Report on Research

These are noted and approved by the HREC. Yearly approval numbers are issued for ongoing research projects. The Annual Renewal/Annual Report on Research form is available below, please forward to the Secretary.

Annual Report/Renewal on Research Form

Change of Protocol

These are noted and approved by the HREC. The Changes of protocol Form is available below. Please forward to the Secretary.

Changes of protocol Form

Completion/Termination of research

These are noted and the database updated accordingly. The completion/termination of research form is available below. Please forward to the Secretary.

Completion/Termination of research form

Further Advice

If you are still not sure if you need ethical clearance, or need further advice, or need help with your application please consult the Research Ethics Administration Office:

HREC Contacts

Updated: 02 December 2014