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Research Ethics

Ethics and ethical principles extend to all spheres of human activity. They apply to our dealings with each other, with animals and the environment. Southern Cross University (SCU) is committed to the ethical conduct of research and ensures that its' researchers maintain the highest ethical standards in the conduct of research and teaching.

The following links provide information, forms and policies to assist you complete your research application.

Please do not hesitate to contact either the Ethics Office or the respective Chairs, should you require any support in the application process.

Animal Ethics

Application Process, Researcher Responsibilities and Top Tips

Human Ethics

Application Process, Researcher Responsibilities and Top Tips

Ethics Committees
and Meetings

Meeting dates and contact details


Updated: 08 December 2015