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HNE Research Office Christmas Closure Period

The HNE Research Office will be closed from Friday 24 December 2021 to Friday 7 January 2022 (inclusive).

The submission closure dates for ethics and governance applications for 2021 are as follows:

Research Ethics:

Final Research Ethics meeting for 2021 15 December 2021
Submissions for consideration at final meeting30 November 2021
Submission closure date for new Low Risk applications to be processed for 202130 November 2021
Submission closure date for REGIS Amendment applications to be processed for 202117 December 2021
New ethics application submissions due date for the first HNEHREC meeting in 202231 January 2022

The HREC's decision for submissions reviewed at the 15 December meeting will be sent prior to Christmas 2021, however, response to these decisions may not be approved until January 2022.  

Research Governance:

Submissions for consideration for site approval within 2021
This will allow time for HOD approval to occur prior to the SSA closing date
30 November 2021
Site Specific Applications (SSAs)  - submission closure date for consideration within 202116 December 2021
Closing date for site amendment submissions30 November 2021
Closing date for annual report submissions in REGIS and other documents for site acknowledgment30 November 2021

Any submissions that arrive to the HNE Research Office REGIS after these dates and prior to the 23 December will be considered for review prior to Christmas 2021, however review will not guaranteed until 10-14 January 2022.

Please contact the HNE Research Office via HNELHD-ResearchOffice@health.nsw.gov.au if you have any queries or concerns.