Which AEC?

Members of the University of South Australia undertaking research or teaching activities involving the use of animals are required to abide by the terms of our Licence to use animals for research or teaching. These terms include:

 

  1. The acquisition and use of animals for research or teaching purposes must not commence before approval to acquire or to use animals has been granted by an Animal Ethics Committee
  2. The Animal Ethics Committee must be:

a. If the animals will be held captive, the Animal Ethics Committee established by the Institution that is responsible for the premises in which the animals will be held*

b. If the animals will not be held captive, the Animal Ethics Committee established by the Institution which employs or engages the Primary Applicant on the application for Animal Ethics Committee*

ACTIVITIES REQUIRING UniSA AEC APPROVAL

If your application is for activities involving animals housed in UniSA facilities, or is for non-captive animals where the Primary Applicant is a UniSA staff member, information regarding

  • Submission processes and dates
  • UniSA application and report forms
  • Contact details for the UniSA AEC
  • Contact details for the UniSA AWO
  • Application Tips

May be accessed here.

ACTIVITIES INVOLVING CAPTIVE ANIMALS TO BE CARRIED OUT AT OTHER (i.e. non-UniSA) FACILITIES

If your application is for activities involving animals housed in SAHMRI facilities, information regarding

  • Submission processes and dates
  • SAHMRI application and report forms
  • Contact details for the SAHMRI AEC

May be accessed here.

If your application is for activities involving animals housed in Women's and Children's Hospital facilities, information regarding

  • Submission processes and dates
  • Application and report forms
  • Contact details for the WCHN AEC

May be accessed here.

If your application is for activities involving animals housed in University of Adelaide facilities, or animal-related activities involving University of Adelaide staff or students, please click here for details about the online submission process and AEC meeting dates.

If your application is for activities involving animals housed in more than one facility, or involving personnel from more than one Institution, please contact the Animal Ethics Officer for advice.