Resources

Resources

Forms, templates and guidelines

New applications

All applications must be submitted via the Human Research Ethics Management System. For more information about this system, how to submit new applications and the management of existing applications, please refer to the Human Research Ethics Management support page.

Applicants from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, or who are conducting data linkage research; clinical trials (this includes research using randomised trials or interventional studies e.g. in psychology and education research); medical and health research; or the use of human specimens must complete a Human Research Ethics Application Form (NHMRC). This should be appended to the HREA and other applications form in the Macquarie University Human Research Ethics Management System. For more information about this system, how to submit new applications and the management of existing applications, please refer to the Human Research Ethics Management support page.

Fee schedule for commercially sponsored and external research

Clinical trials checklist

Project Description for Humanities and Social Sciences applications

Existing applications

All applications must be submitted via the Human Research Ethics Management System. For more information about this system, how to submit new applications and the management of existing applications, please refer to the Human Research Ethics Management support page.

Participant Information and Consent Forms (PICFs)

Several PICFs are available for research projects conducted at Macquarie University and Macquarie University Hospital.  If your research involves the use of patient data where patients have consented for the use of their data research purposes, you should include an example of this consent form with your application form.

Guidelines and Examples

Macquarie University PICF Guidelines

Plain English tool

NHMRC PICFs for use in multi-centre studies

The National PICF Framework for interventional studies and clinical trials NB: PICFs for biospecimen studies, registries studies and behavioural and social science studies will be added in 2018.

Macquarie university PICF pdf 

Macquarie university PICF doc

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