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 2023 Meeting Dates

Meeting No.

Submission Closing Date

Meeting Date


26 January 2023

09 February 2023


30 March 2023

13 April 2023


25 May 2023

08 June 2023


27 July 2023

10 August 2023


28 September 2023

12 October 2023


30 November 2023

14 December 2023



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.