Renewal requests must be submitted using the research ethics system.
An approved application is valid for 12 months from the ethics approval date.
Multi-year research must be renewed annually and may be renewed up to three times for a total maximum cumulative active period of 4 years for any one application.
The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) ACC014 for renewals is available on the animal users Sharepoint site.
Renewals are reviewed by a sub-committee of the Animal Care Committee.
The renewal request must be received by the application deadline. To ensure continuation of ethics approval the renewal must be approved prior to the expiration date.
A renewal reminder will be sent.