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.

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 9th October 2015 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 31st December 2019 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 21st February 2014 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Executive Brian Kelly
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

30/05/2023: Position name changed from Ethics Officer (Human) (HREO) to Ethics Officer (Human) (EOH). Clause 39 amended to include human ethics team email address.  Approved by DVCRI 29.5.2023.

13 December 2021:  Amendments to clauses 8, 21, 23, 24, 30, 37, 39, 46, 47, 55, 57, 58, and 60 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.

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

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

This is the first version of this document to be published in the new UON Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the version that was approved, published and in effect at the time the new Policy Library was launched. In migrating the document to the new Policy Library it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system.

The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication in the new UON Policy Library:


21 February 2014 - Reformatted on new template by Policy Team (12 March 2014)

21 February 2014 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) - First Edition. See ‘Important Notes’ on cover page.

Clauses Amended:Guideline: All