Office of Research Ethics and Integrity
Responsible conduct of research and research ethics, governance, compliance, biorisk and export controls
Human ethics approval is required for all research conducted with or about people, or their data or tissue
Animal ethics approval is required for all research or teaching conducted with animals
The Animal Welfare Veterinary Team oversees the care and use of animals used for teaching and research at the University of Melbourne.
Research integrity is about the responsible practice of research
Export controls limit the international movement of goods and technologies with a potential military end use
Clinical research investigating health outcomes of assigned interventions may involve clinical trials
Research with live and viable organisms modified by gene technology are regulated in Australia.
Biosafety requirements ensure a safe environment for researchers and the public
Biosecurity legislation places restrictions on the importation of goods for environmental and public safety
Contacts for issues relating to animal welfare & ethics, human ethics, research integrity, misconduct, gene technology, biosafety & biosecurity
Contact details for the Office of Research Ethics and Integrity team to direct your enquiry to an individual