University research policies regarding self-experimentation

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To the University.

I would be grateful if you would, if possible, deal with this request under administrative arrangements rather than invoking the cumbersome machinery of the Freedom of Information/Right to Information Act.

I am seeking a copy of any policy documents that your university has (most likely with your Human Research Ethics Committee [HREC], or similar) regarding research involving self-experimentation, by which I mean those projects or experiments in which the only participant is the researcher themselves.

I am particularly interested in (i) whether your university has an explicit policy regarding self-experimentation, and (ii) whether self-experimentation requires HREC review.

Yours faithfully,

Mark R. Diamond

Sandra Mussett, Deakin University

I'm on leave amd returning on Monday 9 January. Please contact Mel
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Sandra Mussett, Deakin University

Dear Mark,

Thank you for your email.

Deakin University's policies are available to view at

Kind regards,
Sandra Mussett

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