Low risk applications may be submitted at any time, as these are assessed by the Chair of the HREC on behalf of the full committee. Please note that low risk applications requesting a waiver of consent submitted to the Health and Medical HREC must be reviewed by the full HREC in accordance with section 2.3.5 of the National Statement. Please see the Health and Medical HREC meeting and submission dates for further information.
Full and prior approval applications must be received by monthly submission dates. You can view the upcoming submission dates on the following pages:
- Health and Medical HREC meeting and submission dates.
- Social Sciences HREC meeting and submission dates.
- A complete electronic copy (which may be unsigned). It is very important that the electronic copy of the application contains all attachments, as this is used to process your application.
A signed copy of your application to the appropriate Ethics Officer. Please note for applications to the Health and Medical HREC, you will be required to submit a copy of the approved application signed by the Chief Investigator and Head of School/Institute/Department prior to final approval being issues.
Once your application has been received and processed, it will be given a unique ethics reference number. You will need this number each time you contact the office in relation to your project.
Health and Medical HREC: For queries regarding your submission please contact the Health and Medical HREC Executive Officer - Adele Kay
Phone: 03 6226 1956
Please see the Health and Medical HREC Finance and Administration Form for application submission instructions
Social Sciences Ethics Officer - Katherine Shaw
Postal Address: Reserach Ethics Unit, Office of Research Services, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 1, Hobart TAS 7001