UNSW Radiation Safety Committee


The role of the University's Radiation Safety Committee (UNSW RSC) is to:

  • Assess and monitor the environmental and safety risk management aspects of University activities that involve ionising and non-ionising radiation
  • Advise senior management on identified radiation hazards and proposed risk control measures.

View the Committee terms of reference.


Matters that Require UNSW RSC Approval 

  • Projects (research and teaching) that involve radioactive isotopes
  • Registration of unsealed radiation laboratories, radiation apparatus, laser laboratories and class 3B & 4 lasers
  • Proposed variation of a current project or registration
  • Incident reports relating to actual or potential risk to people or the environment from radiation, such as unintentional exposure to radiation


UNSW RSC 2022 Meeting Dates

Meeting No.

Submission Closing Date

Meeting Date


27 January 2022

10 February 2022


31 March 2022

14 April 2022


26 May 2022

09 June 2022


28 July 2022

11 August 2022


29 September 2022

13 October 2022


24 November 2022

8 December 2022



Email a copy of your completed Application to the RSC Support Officer 2 weeks prior to the relevant RSC Meeting Date.


Contact Details

All correspondence must be directed to the UNSW RSC Support Officer, Research Ethics and Compliance Support (RECS) unit, UNSW.