ARIA User Help Guide

Approving or rejecting a proposal

This is a website guide and does not provide guidelines for moderation. For such guidelines please see either:

Access route specific guidelines will also appear in a sidebar for reference when selecting reviewers or actioning a proposal.

  1. Go to and login.

  2. Click on "Your Admin" on the ARIA bar at the bottom of the page. (If you cannot see this then you can access the page via

  3. Click on the "Access Management" box-shaped icon.

  4. Click on "Access Proposals", then "Moderate Proposals".

    The moderation page is split into the following sections:

    • Select Reviewers
    • Action Proposal
    • Under Review
    • Previously Moderated Proposals

A: If all three reviewers have responded

  1. Under "Action Proposal" is a table of proposals which require action to be taken. The table can be searched for keywords or PIDs to locate specific proposals.
  2. Once the proposal to be moderated has been located, in the right hand "Actions" column, click "Action".

B: If only two of the reviewers have responded but the consensus is clear

  1. Under "Under Review", click the dropdown arrow next to the "Change Reviewers" button in the Actions column of the table.
  2. Select "Action" from the dropdown list.

Making a final decision

The reviews are displayed at the bottom of the page. There is also an option to view the original proposal at the top right.

  1. In light of the reviews, make any comments in the free text box.
  2. Make a decision to "Accept proposal" or "Reject proposal" by clicking the appropriate button.

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