HREC meeting dates
Expedited Applications Meetings
The first E2 meeting for 2019 will be held on the 31st January 2019 with a closing date of 12 noon on Friday the 18th January 2019. After this meeting the normal weekly closing dates of Thursday at 12 noon will apply (as listed below).
The final E2 meeting for 2019 will be held on the 5th December 2019 with a closing date of 12 noon on Thursday the 28th November 2019.
|Level||Risk to participants||Risk Explained||Reviewed by|
|E1||Negligible or no appreciable risks or ethical issues||Where there is no foreseeable risk of harm or discomfort: and any foreseeable risk is no more than inconvenience.||Chair as they are received by the Secretary|
|E2||Low risk and ethical issues addressed by research design||Where the only foreseeable risk is one of discomfort.||HREC sub panel – Meets weekly
(Thursday morning). E2 applications
must be submitted to Research Services by 12 noon Thursday, to be
tabled at the meeting held the following Thursday.
|E3||High risk reserach designs||Where participants are in a high risk category|
HREC full committee - Meets monthly (generally the 3rd
There are two options for getting your documentation to the committee in time for the meeting.
Email all the signed documents to email@example.com Signatures can be either electronic or signed by hand, then scan the document.
Print the original application on single-sided A4 paper and clip the pages together — do not staple. Deliver or post your printed submission.
Applications must reach Research Services by 12noon on the nominated closing date.
Applications for ethics approval must reach Research Services by 12.00 noon on the nominated closing date for discussion at the next committee meeting.
Signatures can be signed electronically, or signed by hand.
Email all applications and any supporting documents (in colour) to:
Human Ethics: firstname.lastname@example.org