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Human Ethics

All staff or student research which involves human participants must receive ethical approval

All Category A ethics proposals must be considered and approved by the University of Otago Human Ethics Committee (UOHEC). Category B proposals are approved by the department and later audited by the UOHEC.

Make A Category B Application

The University of Otago Human Ethics Committee has two categories of application; Category A and Category B. Category A applications are considered and approved by the Committee; whereas Category B Reporting Sheets are audited by the Committee after having been approved by the Head of Department on the Committee's behalf.

The Department of Food Science ethics committee sits as required and your supervisor will be able to guide you through the application process.Once you have submitted your application it will be assigned a reference number and sitting date and forwarded to committee members.

Email your application to: