Application for Low and Negligible Risk Projects

Monash Health has established an expedited review process for the review Low-Risk Research involving humans in accordance with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research 

Human Research Ethics Review

Site Authorisation (if the study is being conducted at Monash Health)

Electronic Submission

  • Researchers are asked to lodge new submissions via ERM
  • Following lodging the submission please send an email to informing the team of the new submission.
  • In the email please advise of the ERM Reference and Monash Health Reference (if one has already been assigned) along with the study title.
  • Attach the fee form (if applicable) to the email.
  • The only documents required in hard copy, will be legal documents such as the HREC Review Form of Indemnity/Standard Form of Indemnity and Research Agreements as many commercial sponsors prefer a wet ink signature.

For further information please refer to the Research Support Services contact list for the person/people able to assist with submission enquires and their availabilities. Please note that staff are able to meet with researchers prior to a submission but researchers will need to make an appointment first.

Document downloads

HREC & Low Risk Meeting Dates 2019

HREC & Low Risk Meeting Dates 2020

Low Risk Human Research Ethics Review and Site Authorisation Procedure