VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Application and Approval Process

All applications for a Request to Use Animals, Animal Use Protocols (AUPs), and related events are submitted through the ROMEO research application portal. 

All required forms for the request to use animals application are available in the attachments section of the application in the ROMEO research application portal. 

Request to use animals application process

Application Submission Deadlines for Teaching Activities:

  Request to Use Animals Animal Use Protocol ACC Review meeting
Summer 2022 courses March 10, 2022 March 29, 2022 April 7, 2022
Fall 2022 courses May 12, 2022 May 24, 2022 June 2, 2022
Spring 2023 courses May 26, 2022 August 16, 2022 September 1, 2022
October 25, 2022 November 3, 2022

Application Submission Deadlines for Research Activities:

Request to Use Animals Animal Use Protocol ACC Review meeting

February 24, 2022

Note: last date to submit a

Request to Use Animals

for summer research projects.

March 29, 2022 April 7, 2022
April 21, 2022 May 24, 2022 June 2, 2022
May 26, 2022 August 16, 2022 September 1, 2022
September 22, 2022 October 25, 2022 November 3, 2022

Renewals to approved Animal Use Protocols:

For renewals it is recommended to submit the renewal 1 month before expiry to allow time for revisions if required. If the AUP is not continuing, a final report event must be submitted.