Human Research Ethics Committee2022-12-07T07:18:48+10:00

Human Research Ethics Committee

The Metro North Health A Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) (EC00172) and Metro North Health B Human Research Ethics Committee (EC00168) are constituted and act in accordance with the:

Meeting and submission closing dates

Researchers need to complete the application process and submit their application by 12.00pm on the closing date to be considered on the meeting date. Both HRECs meet once a month. LNR applications and exemption requests are reviewed out of session and can be submitted at any time.

HospitalClosing dateMeeting date
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)1 February 202316 February 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)1 March 202316 March 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)29 March 202320 April 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)3 May 202318 May 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)7 June 202322 June 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)5 July 202320 July 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)2 August 202317 August 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)6 September 202321 September 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)4 October 202319 October 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)1 November 202316 November 2023
Metro North Health HREC B (EC00168)29 November 202314 December 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)1 February 202313 February 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)1 March 202313 March 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)29 March 202317 April 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)3 May 202315 May 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)7 June 202319 June 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)5 July 202317 July 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)2 August 202314 August 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)6 September 202318 September 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)4 October 202316 October 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)1 November 202313 November 2023
Metro North Health HREC A (EC00172)29 November 202311 December 2023

Committees

Both Human Research Ethics Committees (HREC) are certified by the National Health and Medical Research Council to conduct ethical review of multi-centre human research.

Metro North Health HREC A

Metro North Health HREC B

Standard operating procedures

Memberships

HREC members volunteer their time to review ethics applications before a meeting and to meet once a month. HREC membership is for 3 years with the opportunity for renewal. Prospective members of the HREC may be recruited by expression of interest, direct approach, nomination and advertisement, and are appointed in accordance with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (Section 5.1.34-5.1.36). If you are interested in volunteering your services, please contact either MetroNorthResearch-Ethics@health.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3646 5280.

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