New Animal Ethics Applications

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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 regularly for updates.

Overview of Application Process

New Animal Ethics applications and amendments to already approved applications (protocols) are reviewed on a five-weekly cycle. Please see the Submission Process Flowchart for an overview.


AEC Submission Dates »

The AEC meets every five weeks to review new proposals and amendments to existing projects. All applications and amendments are also reviewed prior to the meeting and must be received by the Animal Ethics Office four weeks before the meeting date.


Before You Apply »

If it is your first time applying for Animal Ethics, visit this page for what you need to do and what you need to know before you get started.


Application Process »

Submission instructions, pre-submission reviews, and what happens after you submit.


Assistance with your Application »

The Resources, Training and Support page linked above provides information on ways that you can get help with your Animal Ethics application.

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