Bellberry Limited is a national, private not-for-profit organisation providing streamlined scientific and ethical review of human research projects across Australia. Our aim is to promote and improve the welfare of research participants and the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of research.
As a not for profit company, Bellberry donates surplus funds back into the research community.
NHMRC certified, and recognised in the McKeon review as a Best Practice example, Bellberry Human Research Ethics Committees (HRECs) are professionally managed and operate 24/7 through a dedicated electronic portal providing a paperless and secure HREC process.
Bellberry HRECs provide high quality, independent ethics reviews. With eight committee meetings every month we are able to offer a guaranteed turnaround time of 20 days from submission of application. Dedicated staff provide support at every stage of the process.
Bellberry use eProtocol for the fast, secure online submission of health research proposals.
We are continually upgrading and enhancing this system to further streamline processes for our users. Please visit eProtocol help for the current User Guide and details of latest system updates.
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