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Low Risk Ethics Committee 2014

The University of Sydney Business School administers a Low Risk Ethics Committee that processes all low-risk applications on behalf of the University Ethics Office including Honours, Masters, PhD and staff projects. In 2014, the Chair of this Committee is Professor Greg Patmore 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.

Low Risk Ethics Committee Dates 2015

Submission Date Meeting Date Meeting Style

12 January

27 January

Virtual

9 February

24 February

Virtual

9 March

24 March

In person (Deputy C hair)

6 April

21 April

Virtual

4 May

19 May

Virtual

1 June

16 June

Virtual

29 June

14 July

Virtual

27 July

11 August

In person

28 August

8 September

In person

21 September

6 October

Virtual

19 October

3 November

Virtual

16 November

1 December

In person

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 rebecca.connell@sydney.edu.au