Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this version of the document. It also contains information contact details for the subject matter expert.  To the right, a brief summary of the changes between this and the previous version is provided.

Research Peer Review Guideline for Ethics Applications

Status Current This displays the current status of the document, either Historic, Current or Future.
Effective Date 13th August 2018 This displays the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 13th August 2021 This displays the date on which the review process for this version of the document is due to commence.
Approval Authority Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation This displays the final approval authority for this version of the document prior to publication.
Approval Date 13th August 2018 This displays the date on which the final approval was granted for this version of the document prior to publication.
Expiry Date Not Applicable Where applicable, this displays the date on which this version of the document expired, or is due to expire.
Responsible Executive Elizabeth Sullivan
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
This displays the current Responsible Executive for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Paula Jones
Director, Research and Innovation
+61 2 49215300
Research and Innovation Services
This displays the officer to whom enquiries about this version of the document should be relayed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

13 December 2021:  Amendment of Clause 2, 10, 22, 25 and 26 to reflect non-HREC ethics approval mechanisms as approved by Council, 10 December 2021 (C21:130).


25 March 2021: Definition of School updated to reflect College rather than Faculty. Administrative amendment, approved by University Secretary.


25 March 2021: Faculty changed to College throughout.  Approved as administrative amendment, University Secretary.


4 August 2020: UON updated to University throughout. Administrative amendment.


16 July 2020: Definition of “course” updated. Administrative amendment.


16 July 2020:  Definition of “award” updated. Administrative amendment.


23 June 2020: Definition of “course” updated. Administrative amendment.


Full review of document conducted. Format of policy template as per policy framework applied. Procedure changed to guideline. Title changed from Research Proposal Peer Review Procedure to Research Peer Review Guidelines for Ethics Applications.



Clauses Amended:Guideline: All