Human Research Ethics

Ethics approval is required for graduate students who plan to conduct research activities involving humans..

Research projects involving human participants cannot be commenced by University of Melbourne students or academic staff without obtaining prior ethics clearance.

Please visit the Apply for Ethics Approval page for a step by step guide on the application process. To watch the training session video online or read the learning support materials, click here.

More information about Human Ethics, the application and assessment process and FAQs can be found on the Human Ethics page.

If you have a human research ethics related query, please send an email to or visit Human Ethics.

For technical system support, please submit a Service Now webform (staff only) or contact the Research Helpline +61 3 8344 0999.

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