Research Human Ethics Applications

Human Ethics Applications

Human Ethics Applications

[Researchers should refer to details of mandatory training:]

Researchers are responsible for making themselves familiar with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, which is available for download.

Low and Negligible Risk Ethics (LNRE) Applications (Categories 1 & 2)

Refer to the flowchart for the new process during our one-year LNRE Pilot period beginning 2 October 2023. All communication for LNRE applications should be directed to Ethics Research and Innovation Services [email protected].

Important information for completing the HREC Application Form:

  1. Only valid applications will be accepted for review; invalid applications will be returned for further work. ‘Valid’ means that:
    1. Version number and date must be inserted on the front page.
    2. All sections must be complete (or marked Not Applicable).
    3. All signatures must be included (PI, Supervisor/s, Collaborator/s, Dean/Delegate).
  2. Be sure to use the current JCU Singapore template letterhead for Information Sheet and Consent Form.
  3. The Psychology Clinic does not provide a walk-in service and should not be listed for people who are acutely sad or distressed (potential for distress indicates ‘More than low risk’).
  4. Applications submitted for the Pilot must be for categories 1 or 2 (Low/Negligible Risk).
  5. SONA credits are allocated only to students enrolled in specified psychology subjects. Read details provided:


Closing Dates for High Risk Ethics Applications (Category 3 and above)

These are the dates when applications are processed by the HREC. Please pay attention to the Closing Dates for Human Ethics Advisors to allow sufficient time for review prior to submission to the HREC.

Closing Dates for Submission of Human Ethics Applications

For more information about Human Ethics, please click here.


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Human Ethics > Forms and Downloads