HREA Panel G: Health, Medical, Community and Social

Submission Closing Dates

Low- risk research

Applications are to be submitted by no later than 5 pm on the closing date listed below and are reviewed monthly. Outcomes of the meeting will be circulated via email within 10 business days from the meeting date.

Modification requests, personnel modification requests and responses

Submissions must be provided by  no later than 5pm on a Tuesday and are reviewed weekly. The first submission deadline is the 25th January 2022. 

Extension Requests and Late Submissions

  • Extensions for new applications to submission deadlines must be requested in writing before the submission deadline. Requests will be granted based on the number of applications listed on the panel agenda for the submission deadline and whether the maximum number of 20 applications has been exceeded. An extension of two working days will be provided for all requests granted.  
  • Submissions received after the deadline without a approved extension request will be processed for the next available submission closing date.
  • Extension requests are not provided for modifications, personnel requests or responses. 


Closing Date

Meeting date

Monday 27 June Tuesday 12 July
Monday 25 July Tuesday 9 August
Monday 22 August Tuesday 13 September
Monday 26 September Tuesday 11 October
Monday 31 October Tuesday 15 November
Monday 21 November Tuesday 6 December

*Closing date moved to a Tuesday because of Public Holiday

School/Faculty Allocation

The HREA Panel G: Health, Medical, Community & Social will only review applications from the following schools.

  • The Kirby Institute
  • National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC)
  • Public Health and Community Medicine
Membership and Contact Details



Membership Category

Dr Paul Simpson

The Kirby Institute

Panel Convenor

Dr Bridget Haire

The Kirby Institute

Panel Member

Dr Abrar Chughtai

Public Health & Community Medicine

Panel Member

A/Prof Margo Barr


Panel Member

Submission Requirements

To submit the application form you need to complete the following steps:

  1. Attach all submission documents to an email.
  2. Attach an email or letter of support for the project from Head of School.
  3. In the cc section of the email, copy in any named student investigator(s) or co-investigator(s) listed on the application.
  4. The person listed as the Chief Investigator must send the application using their work email address.
  5. Submit email by the relevant closing date to the