Researchers have to submit the annual progress report to the research ethics committee to inform about the progress of the research. REC monitors the research procedures that the researchers are doing. The information that is written in the annual progress report includes the recruitment, safety, amendments, and research conducted. It is submitted to the REC that provides a favorable opinion. It is submitted until the end of the study.
The chief investigator has to complete and submit the annual progress report. Students get the report from their department. The type of form depends on the type of research they are performing. After the submission, REC will give the opinion and review it any time after the research period. APR helps to monitor each HDR candidate response's progress, identify and the issues affecting the advancement of HDR candidates. Moreover, it assists the candidate in managing the progress by collaborating with supervisors.