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Australian Code (2018) – 8 November 2018
|New South Wales||Thursday, 8 November at 2:30:00 pm AEDT UTC+11 hours|
|Western Australia||Thursday, 8 November at 11:30:00 am AWST UTC+8 hours|
|Australian Capital Territory||Thursday, 8 November at 2:30:00 pm AEDT UTC+11 hours|
|Queensland||Thursday, 8 November at 1:30:00 pm AEST UTC+10 hours|
|South Australia||Thursday, 8 November at 2:00:00 pm ACDT UTC+10:30 hours|
|Northern Territory||Thursday, 8 November at 1:00:00 pm ACST UTC+9:30 hours|
|Victoria||Thursday, 8 November at 2:30:00 pm AEDT UTC+11 hours|
|New Zealand||Thursday, 8 November at 4:30:00 pm NZDT UTC+13 hours|
Moderator: Prof. Mark Israel
Guests: Jillian Barr (NHMRC) and Kandy White (Expert Working Committee and Director, Research Ethics and Integrity, Macquarie University)
Voices: Prof. Colin Thomson AM
Rapporteur: Dr Gary Allen
National Statement (Updated 2018) – 22 November 2018
|New South Wales||Thursday, 22 November at 2:30:00 pm AEDT UTC+11 hours|
|Western Australia||Thursday, 22 November at 11:30:00 am AWST UTC+8 hours|
|Australian Capital Territory||Thursday, 22 November at 2:30:00 pm AEDT UTC+11 hours|
|Queensland||Thursday, 22 November at 1:30:00 pm AEST UTC+10 hours|
|South Australia||Thursday, 22 November at 2:00:00 pm ACDT UTC+10:30 hours|
|Northern Territory||Thursday, 22 November at 1:00:00 pm ACST UTC+9:30 hours|
|Victoria||Thursday, 22 November at 2:30:00 pm AEDT UTC+11 hours|
|New Zealand||Thursday, 22 November at 4:30:00 pm NZDT UTC+13 hours|
Moderator: Prof. Colin Thomson AM
Guests: Jeremy Kenner (NHMRC), Professor Wendy Rogers (Chair National Statement Review Working Group, Macquarie University) and Associate Professor Pamela Henry (Newly appointed Chair of the ECU, Human Research Ethics Committee)
Voices: Dr Gary Allen
Dr Gary Allen (AHRECS)
Gary is a member of the National Statement Review Working Group and chaired the committee that drafted the revision to NS Chapter 3.1. He is the Managing Director of, and a Senior Consultant with, AHRECS. Gary has worked in the human research ethics and research integrity spheres since 1997. He was formerly a member of the NHMRC’s Australian Health Ethics Committee. Gary holds a social science doctorate and a bachelor of education.
Jillian Barr (NHMRC)
Jillian Barr is the Director of Ethics and Integrity NHMRC. Jillian’s work involves developing a range of ethics guidelines and research standards including the recently released 2018 Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, the National Statement on Ethical conduct in Human Research and animal ethics guidelines. Jillian’s team is responsible for providing policy and guidance for Human Research Ethics Committees in Australia and for supporting the Australian Health Ethics Committee. Jillian is also responsible for research integrity matters that relate to research involving NHMRC funding.
Associate Professor Pamela Henry
Associate Professor Pamela Henry is the Director of the Sellenger Centre for Research in Law, Justice and Social Change at ECU. She is also a newly appointed Chair of the ECU, Human Research Ethics Committee. Her role as the Director of the Sellenger Centre has seen her develop an extensive body of research in policing focused on integrity, use of information management systems, human source recruitment and management, use of force, policing those experiencing mental illness, and other programs of research examining the effectiveness of police operational deployment models. She also holds a PhD in Psychology.
Professor Mark Israel (AHRECS)
Mark provides advice to higher education institutions, research agencies, government and non-government organisations in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and acts as an ethics reviewer and rapporteur for the European Research Council
As an Executive Director of and Senior Consultant with Australasian Human Research Ethics Consultancy Services, he works on institutional policy and practice in relation to research ethics and research integrity. Mark was a member of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council’s Working Party responsible for revision of Section 3 of the National Statement. He was professor of law and criminology at Flinders University and University of Western Australia
He has a degree in law and postgraduate qualifications in sociology, criminology and education from Oxford (DPhil), Cambridge (MA, MPhil) and Flinders Universities (MEdStudies) respectively. He has over 90 publications in the areas of criminology and socio-legal studies, higher education policy and practice, and research ethics and integrity. His recent books include Research Ethics and Integrity for Social Scientists: Beyond Regulatory Compliance (Sage, 2015).
Jeremy Kenner (NHMRC)
Jeremy is Expert Advisor for Ethics at NHMRC. At NHMRC, he contributes to the development of guidelines and advice on matters related to health and research ethics, research integrity and governance and clinical trials. Jeremy’s experience includes ethics administration at Peter Maccallum Cancer Centre, multiple roles in education and law practice. His various loyalties extend to Melbourne, Tasmania, Canada and the U.S
Professor Wendy Rogers (Professor of Clinical Ethics, Macquarie University)
Wendy Rogers is Professor of Clinical Ethics at Macquarie University and Deputy Director of the Macquarie University Research Centre on Agency, Values and Ethics, with strong interests in healthcare policy and practice. During her first term on the Australian Health Ethics Committee she served on the working party responsible for the 2007 revision of the National Statement. Since 2010, she has been Chair of the working party on the current rolling revision of the National Statement. Her research interests include over diagnosis, ethics of surgical practice and research, transplant abuse and vulnerability.
Professor Colin Thomson AM (AHRECS)
Colin Thomson AM is a senior consultant with Australasian Human Research Ethics Consultancy Services Pty. Ltd. (AHRECS) and a former Professor in Health Law and Ethics in Graduate Medicine, University of Wollongong and positions in law faculties at the Australian National University and the University of Wollongong.
He was a member of the Medical Research Ethics Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), a member and chair of the Australian Health Ethics Committee and Consultant in Health Ethics to the NHMRC.
As a consultant, he conducted training for human research ethics committees (HRECs) in State Health departments in Queensland, NSW, Victoria and Tasmania and in universities in all States and territories; certification assessments for the NHMRC National Certification Scheme and advised government departments in the Commonwealth, NSW and Victoria.
He has been a member and chair of multiple HRECs in universities, local health districts, government departments and public sector agencies.
In 2018, he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to medical research and research ethics.
Dr Karolyn (Kandy) White
Kandy is the Director, Research Ethics and Integrity at Macquarie University. Kandy has taught research ethics to undergraduate and postgraduate student both in Australia and overseas as well as to ethics committee members. She Chairs a Social Science and Humanities Human Research Ethics Committee. Kandy has been the Chair of the AEN Advisory Group, co-convenor of ARMS Research Ethics and Integrity SIG, a member of the national Code Review Committee established to revise the Australian Code and Chair of the Better Practice Guides (BPG) working group responsible for developing the Investigation Guide.