Research Division

About Human Research Ethics

The Human Research Ethics Committee of Tasmania (HREC Tas) operates a state-wide service and reviews all research with or about humans, their data or tissue conducted by Tasmanian institutions, including research conducted at interstate University of Tasmania campuses. All committees of the HREC Tas operate  in accordance with the requirements of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (NHMRC 2007, updated 2015). The review of applications submitted by researchers affiliated with institution's external to the University of Tasmania (eg the Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmanian Health Service and interstate Universities) are conducted on a fee for service basis.

The HREC Tas consists of two NHMRC registered human research ethics committees: