Human Research Ethics Committee
DUHREC meets 10 times per year to review ethics applications. Submission to DUHREC is subject to strict deadlines which are approximately 3 weeks prior to the meeting. Typically you can expect a response from the DUHREC within the week of the meeting.
A pre-review service is offered by the ethics advisors. Deadlines for pre-reviews are also strictly adhered to.
If you require a pre-review by an ethics advisor please email a draft of your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9am on the pre-review request deadline below.
All deadlines are strictly 9am. No extension of the submission deadline is possible.
|Pre-Review Request Deadline||Applications Submission Deadline||Meeting Date|
|Wednesday 7 January||Wednesday 21 January||Monday 9 February|
|Wednesday 11 February||Wednesday 25 February||Monday 16 March|
|Wednesday 18 March||Wednesday 1 April||Monday 20 April|
|Wednesday 22 April||Wednesday 6 May||Monday 25 May|
|Friday 22 May||Wednesday 3 June||Monday 22 June|
|Wednesday 24 June||Monday 6 July||Monday 20 July|
|Wednesday 22 July||Wednesday 5 August||Monday 24 August|
|Wednesday 26 August||Wednesday 9 September||Monday 28 September|
|Wednesday 30 September||Wednesday 14 October||Monday 9 November|
|Wednesday 11 November||Wednesday 25 November||Monday 14 December|
Deakin University Human Research Ethics Committee (DUHREC)
DUHREC is responsible for reviewing all higher than low risk research ethics applications. Research which is higher than low risk is defined in the National Statement as research with the potential for harm1, or where participants may feel distress, or something more serious than distress.
The DUREC site is restricted to members only. As a member you will find:
- agenda and minutes of meetings
- applications for review including clarifications and amendments and new applications
- important committee information and documents
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