Submission deadlines - new applications

Deadline for submission of new ethics approval applications is 5pm on the dates listed below. Applications are appraised at AEC meetings and a decision or request for further information is normally sent out within 10 working days.

In order for your application to be considered at an AEC meeting electronic sign off in IRMA must have been completed by:

  • The chief investigator
  • The head of department or school
  • The animal house supervisor (if required)
  • Please ensure that you have submitted your application with sufficient time to allow for sign off to take place prior to the submission deadline.

Animal ethics deadlines

Pre-Review Deadline for AEC Main Meeting

Submission Deadline for AEC Main Meeting

AEC Main Meeting Date

23 October 2013  30 October 2013 14 November 2013
 20 November 2013 27 November 2013 12 December 2013
(Please note that due to the Christmas close down on 19 December 2013, some submissions may not receive a response until January 2014)
15 January 2014 22 January 2014  6 February 2014
12 February 2014 19 February 2014 6 March 2014
12 March 2014 19 March 2014 3 April 2014
9 April 2014 16 April 2014 1 May 2014
7 May 2014 14 May 2014 29 May 2014
4 June 2014 11 June 2014 26 June 2014
2 July 2014 9 July 2014 24 July 2014
30 July 2014 6 August 2014 21 August 2014
27 August 2014 3 September 2014 18 September 2014
24 September 2014 1 October 2014 16 October 2014
22 October 2014 29 October 2014 13 November 2014
19 November 2014 26 November 2014 11 December 2014

Submission Deadlines: Modifications, Annual and Final Reports

Minor modifications, annual reports and final reports may be reviewed by the Animal Ethics Executive Committee (AEEC).

Submission Deadline for AEC Executive Meeting

AEC Executive Meeting Date
20 November 2013 28 November 2013
15 January 2014  23 January 2014
12 February 2014 20 February 2014
12 March 2014 20 March 2014
9 April 2014 17 April 2014
7 May 2014 15 May 2014
4 June 2014 12 June 2014
2 July 2014 10 July 2014
30 July 2014 7 August 2014
27 August 2014 4 September 2014
24 September 2014 2 October 2014
22 October 2014 30 October 2014
19 November 2014 27 November 2014