Getting Ethics Approval

How does COVID-19 affect my research?
The University Research Continuity Working Group is assessing the impact of COVID-19 on ANU research. Please refer to the University COVID-19 ethics advice and check the COVID-19 news page regularly for updates.

Do I need ANU Human Ethics approval?

All Australian National University researchers (staff or students) who intend on conducting research involving the collection of data from human participants need to apply for ANU Human Ethics approval before starting their data collection. (See FAQ: Do I need Ethics approval?)


I already have Ethics Approval from another institution »


How to get Ethics Approval at ANU »

If this is your first time applying for Human Ethics approval at ANU, visit this page for what you need to do and what you need to know to get started.


Information Sheets and Consent Forms »

This page has templates for Participant Information Sheets, Consent Forms, Confidentiality Agreements and Media Release Form that you may need to include in your application.


FAQs »

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the ethics application and review process.

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