We review applications received from researchers affiliated to the Faculty of Dental Sciences or from other institutions. The committee meeting of the ERC is held 2nd week Tuesday of every month. Therefore, please be kind enough to submit your application form at least one week before the due meeting date. The review process may take a minimum of three months. Therefore, please submit your applications for ethical clearance well in advance before the due date of commencement of the research project. The committee reserves the right to refuse or to accept applications for projects that are due to commence within three months of the date of the receipt of applications. The Committee does not review applications related to projects which have already commenced. A processing fee of Rs. 2500.00 will apply for each new submission. The fee should to be paid to the Shroff/ Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya. The processing fee will not be applied when the principal investigator is an academic staff member of the Faculty of Dental Sciences or a Postgraduate student of the Faculty of Dental Sciences (only Faculty of Dental Sciences). Applicants may contact our office to obtain application forms or download them from the links given below. These are only available electronically and will be sent to prospective applicants via email only.