Human Research Ethics Committee2020-11-20T10:41:56+10:00

Human Research Ethics Committee

The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) (EC00172) and The Prince Charles Hospital 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. Submission can be made by post or in person to the correct HREC office. 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
TPCH8 April 202122 April 2021
RBWH27 April 202110 May 2021
TPCH13 May 202127 May 2021
RBWH31 May 202114 June 2021
TPCH10 June 202124 June 2021
RBWH28 June 202112 July 2021
TPCH8 July 202122 July 2021
RBWH26 July 202109 August 2021
TPCH12 August 202126 August 2021
RBWH30 August 202113 September 2021
TPCH9 September 202123 September 2021
RBWH27 September 202111 October 2021
TPCH14 October 202128 October 2021
RBWH25 October 202108 November 2021
TPCH11 November 202125 November 2021
RBWH29 November 202113 December 2021

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.

The Prince Charles Hospital HREC

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital HREC

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 The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital HREC office and/or The Prince Charles Hospital HREC office.

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