If you choose to submit a covering letter, please ensure that this does not contain any information that is not included in the application form.
Please note that for student projects, School approval is required. Applications cannot be submitted until this process is complete.
All other applications to the Social Sciences HREC are required to have undergone a peer review process prior to submission.
Before they can be accepted for review, applications must be complete and must be edited for content and coherence.
|Full Application (158.8KB)||This form must be used for all full applications. The form is designed specifically for non-medical research.|
|Prior Approval Application (96.5KB)||If your project already has approval from a NHMRC registered Australian HREC, you should complete a prior approval application form. Please submit this along with a copy of the approved application, and a copy of the formal letter of approval.|
|Low Risk Application (245.0KB)||If your project is only low risk (that is, the only risk to participants is no more than discomfort), you may submit a low risk application.|
|Privacy Form (75.3KB)||If your project involves the collection, use or disclosure of personal information without the consent of the participant, please complete and submit this form. You will need to refer to the Guidelines Under section 95 of the Privacy Act 1988 and the Guidelines approved under Section 95A of the Privacy Act 1988 prior to completing this form.|
|Amendments (90.0KB)||Use this form to request a change to an existing project that has been approved by the HREC.|
|Progress Report (119.0KB)||Use this form to submit an annual progress report to the committee.|
|Final Report (117.0KB)||At the completion of your project's ethics approval you will need to complete a final report. Please also attach any publications or abstracts of publications resulting from your research.|
|Request for Extension (97.5KB)||If your project is not complete after 4 years and you require ongoing ethics approval, this form allows you to apply for an extension of ethical approval.|