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Health Research Ethics​

Forms & instructions: New application

Two review processes:

1. Full committee review

  • Clinical Trials, PhD studies, and more than minimal risk studies
  • Submit at least 2 weeks prior to an HREC meeting. See Meeting & submissio​n dates


2. Expedited Review

  • Undergraduate, Masters and minimal risk studies
  • May be submitted at any time - FINAL DEADLINE: 26 October 2016
  • Review can take between 4-6 weeks depending on availability of reviewers

 


For new applications, go to Ethics application package
 

HOW TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR CLINICAL TRIALS:

1. 2 hard copies of full application

      1. Submit to Elvira Rohland, room 5008, 5th floor, teaching block
      2. AND
  1. 1 electronic copy of full application
      • Submit in one email to ethics@sun.ac.za
      • Submit the protocol and any other documents created in Microsoft word as either word documents or .pdf files
      • Submit supporting documents as individual .pdf files

        e.g. one .pdf file for the application form, one .pdf file for the checklist,
        one .pdf file for each declaration letter, one .pdf file for each CV, etc.
      1. Submit a scanned .pdf file of each signed document

         HOW TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR HUMAN AND STUDENT research:
  1. 1 hard copy of full application
      1. Submit to Elvira Rohland, room 5008, 5th floor, teaching block
      2. AND
  2. 1 electronic copy of full application
      • Submit in one email to ethics@sun.ac.za
      • Submit the protocol and any other documents created in Microsoft word as either word documents or .pdf files
      • Submit supporting documents as individual .pdf files

        e.g. one .pdf file for the application form, one .pdf file for the checklist,
        one .pdf file for each declaration letter, one .pdf file for each CV, etc.
      1. Submit a scanned .pdf file of each signed document


DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR NEW APPLICATIONS

Application form

» Application Form: HREC 1 & 2 (HREC Application Form V9.14 April 2016)

 

Checklist

» Checklists Clinical Trial

» Checklist Health & Stu​dent Research

 

Investigator declaration

» Investigator / Supervisor Declaration​​

Tip: When opening the Declaration form click on "open with different viewer" on the right top corner taskbar. Then choose the option to "open with Adobe Reader".

 

Informed consent template - General

» Afrikaans

» English

» Xhosa

Informed assent form template - Children

» Afrikaans
» English
» Xhosa

Informed consent form template - Case reports

» Afrikaans
» English
» Xhosa

Informed consent from template - Genetic studies

» Afrikaans
» English
» Xhosa

Information leaflet template

» Afrikaans

» English