The Faculty Human Ethics Committee considers Low Risk Ethics Applications. If your ethics application is not low risk, you must submit it to the University Human Research Ethics Committee.
Don't leave your ethics application to the last minute! Think of it as an integral part of your research.
Fill in the low risk review form.
Log on to National Ethics Application Form (NEAF) You'll be directed to the new Human Research Ethics Application (HREA) site. In the transition between the NEAF and HREA ethics application forms for human research, either form will be accepted by CSU Human Ethics Committees (University HREC, and Faculty HREC), until March 2017.
Make sure all the forms are reviewed signed by the appropriate parties.
Templates and proformas for Information Letters and Consent Forms can be found on the University Human Research Ethics Committee page
IMPORTANT: The following information must be placed at the bottom of Information Letters and Consent Forms.
NOTE: The Faculty of Arts and Education Human Research Ethics Committee has approved this project. If you have any complaints or reservations about the ethical conduct of this project, you may contact the Committee through the Executive Officer:
Faculty of Arts & Education Human Ethics Committee
Charles Sturt University
02 6338 4966
Any issues you raise will be treated in confidence and investigated fully and you will be informed of the outcome.
Please submit low-risk ethics applications to FOAE-FHEC@csu.edu.au Your application will be reviewed at the next scheduled meeting.
Ensure that your ethics application and any amendments or responses go to this email address.
Your application will either be:
If you are unclear about anything the committee has asked you to do, please contact the Chair as soon as possible.
To expedite the review process we ask that you provide your responses in a table such as below and highlight any changes within the NEAF [only if your computer program allows. For example, it's possible to do this using Adobe Acrobat PRO].
|Section 3.1.1||Your response|
|Section 8.4||Your response|
|Information Letter||Your response|
Do not submit an ethics application without proofreading and double-checking that all relevant sections have been answered.
Students must make sure that their supervisor has reviewed and signed their ethics application before submitting the application.
Chief Investigators must make sure that they have read and reviewed applications prepared by other parties, such as research assistants, before signing and submitting the application.
If your research project was approved by the Faculty Ethics committee and you need to request a variation/extension or advise of completion, please use this form (please right-click on this link and save the form to your computer to enable completion).
If your project was approved by the University ethics committee you need to use the form here: http://www.csu.edu.au/research/ethics_safety
If your project has already been approved by another Human Research Ethics Committee, then you do not need to complete a new application.
If you wish to have a project that has already been approved by another HREC, then you are required to submit:
You are also required to submit any documentation relating to modifications to the project that have been approved by the original HREC.
These documents should be submitted to the University Human Research Ethics Committee email@example.com
|Ethics applications must be|
submitted by CoB
|Faculty meeting date|
|6 February 2017||14 February 2017|
|6 March 2017||14 March 2017|
|2 April 2017||10 April 2017|
|8 May 2017||16 May 2017|
|5 June 2017||13 June 2017|
|10 July 2017||18 July 2017|
|7 August 2017||15 August 2017|
|11 September 2017||19 September 2017|
|9 October 2017||17 October 2017|
|6 November 2017||14 November 2017|
|4 December 2017||12 December 2017|
The members of the Faculty of Arts and Education Ethics Committee
Further alternate members are to be confirmed.