Animal ethics submission dates

Meetings in 2022 run on a 5-weekly cycle. Please check the deadlines for submission below as the dates are different to previous years.

All proposals and amendment applications must be submitted to the RSD Ethics Office (animal.ethics@anu.edu.au) by the updated submission deadlines, as listed in the table below. 

After receiving your ethics application, the Animal Experimentation Ethics Committee (AEEC) may request further comment or clarification from you before the meeting date. 

We strongly recommend that you prepare your application early to allow sufficient time for review and feedback prior to submission. If you have a protocol that is due for renewal, we recommend submitting your renewal application at least two AEEC meetings prior to your end date.

AEEC meeting dates

All deadlines are at close of business.

Vet review request deadline*

Submission deadline 

Meeting dates

19 October 2021 2 November 2021 30 November 2021**

23 November 2021

7 December 2021

18 January 2022

11 January 2022

25 January 2022

22 February 2022

15 February 2022 1 March 2022 29 March 2022
22 March 2022 5 April 2022 3 May 2022
26 April 2022 10 May 2022

7 June 2022

25 May 2022 14 June 2022 12 July 2022
5 July 2022 19 July 2022 16 August 2022
9 August 2022 23 August 2022 20 September 2022
13 September 2022 27 September 2022 25 October 2022
18 October 2022 1 November 2022 29 November 2022**
22 November 2022 6 December 2022 17 January 2023

*ANU Vet Feedback: If you have a technical question regarding your application you can contact the ANU Vet Services Team at vetservices.rsd@anu.edu.au. If you would like an ANU Vet to give feedback on your draft application prior to submission, please ensure you provide your initial draft application two weeks before the submission deadline.

**End of year/start of next year submissions: This is the last meeting for the year. If you need an approval before the end of January next year, please ensure that you submit by this last meeting's submission date. 

Please see New animal ethics applications for more information on the application process. If you have any questions about applications or submission dates, please contact the Animal Ethics Team, RSD Research Ethics Office on animal.ethics@anu.edu.au.

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