Rotunda Hospital Research Ethics Committee

The Rotunda is open to research proposals from researchers in diverse settings including industry, academic institutions, public health or other healthcare institutions. In addition to stand-alone projects, the hospital welcomes proposals for participation in collaborative research on a regional, national or trans-national scale. 

Coverage Area:

  • Reproductive health
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Midwifery
  • Neonatology
  • Anaesthetics

Contact Details:

Colin Kirkham
Research Officer
Research Ethics Committee
Rotunda Hospital
Parnell Square
Dublin 1
DO1 P5W9

Telephone: 01 8176813

Rotunda Hospital Research Ethics Committee Meeting and Submission dates 2024

Submission DeadlineMeeting Date
5 January 202416 January 2024
9 February 202420 February 2024
8 March 202419 March 2024
5 April 202416 April 2024
10 May 202421 May 2024
7 June 202418 June 2024
5 July 202420 August 2024
6 September 202417 September 2024
4 October 202415 October 2024
8 November 202419 November 2024

Other Information:

All research proposals must be submitted to the Committee, using the REC Standard Application Form. Applicants should read the accompanying guidance manual before completing the form. Four copies of the completed form, along with four copies of any participant information leaflet(s), consent form(s) or other relevant documentation, plus a single copy of the signatory page, should be submitted to the Master’s Office at least ten days prior to the REC meeting date. An electronic copy should also be sent to