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Business School Ethics Review Committee

The University of Sydney Business School administers an Ethics Review Committee that processes all low-risk applications on behalf of the University Ethics Office including Honours, Masters, PhD and staff projects. In 2016, the Chair of this Committee is Associate Professor Ravi Seethamraju and the secretariat is Ms Rebecca Connell

Low risk applications include those that DO NOT involve:

  • working with culturally and linguistically diverse people
  • overseas travel
  • working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • women who are pregnant
  • working with children
  • research involving deception

To prepare and submit your application on line, please visit the Human Ethics Approval page.

Important dates for 2016 applications

Submission Date Meeting Date

8 January

22 January

12 February

26 February

11 March

24 March

8 April

22 April

6 May

20 May

10 June

24 June

8 July

22 July

12 August

26 August

9 September

23 September

7 October

21 October

11 November

25 November

1 December

15 December

Please note that once your application is submitted on IRMA, the University’s Ethics Office will allocate your application to the Business School subcommittee.

If you have any questions, please contact the Secretariat on 9351 5476 or email