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UCD Office of Research Ethics

An Oifig Eitic Thaighde UCD


Appealing a Decision

UCD Researchers of Human or Animal studies are entitled to appeal the decisions made by the relevant HREC or AREC that reviewed their protocol.

The Research Ethics Committee (REC) considers appeals in writing of decisions made by the sub-Committees in accordance with the REC Appeals Procedure Policy . Letters of appeal must be received 30 days in advance of the next REC Meeting.  

For information on how to appeal to the REC please see the following: Appealing a Decision Guideline