This blog will provide a discussion of issues present in deidentifying marginalised research participants, or research participants who request to
On the Problem of “Worldlessness”. Do The Declaration of Helsinki and the Council for International Organizations of Medical Science Guidelines Protect the Stateless in the Research Context?
Associate Professor Deborah Zion Chair, Victoria University, HREC. [email protected] Can these bones live? Ezekiel, 37:3. The Declaration of Helsinki has
Training sessions for new ethics committee members and new researchers frequently use a completed application as a fully-worked example of
In a 2016 conference paper discussing ethical use of student data I noted that there was a ‘disconnect between national
As both a researcher and a research administrator in healthcare, one of the more vexing issues that I have to deal with on an almost daily basis is how to manage what are termed quality assurance, quality improvement and audit activities. In its 2014 publication entitled “Ethical Considerations in Quality Assurance and Evaluation Activities”, the NHMRC (NHMRC QA guidance) suggests that these can be loosely gathered together under an umbrella term of Quality Assurance (QA) and/or evaluation. I believe this construct is wrong and reinforces a longstanding approach to ethics review that relies on the category of an investigative activity to determine the level of review that is used. This approach is problematic and leads to some significant unintended consequences.
If you build it, they will come- 2020 Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) Training Conference (online) 18-20 Nov
Approximately 2.5 months from inception to execution, a veritable cornucopia of Australia’s thought leaders
In this post, Gary asks when it comes to research ethics review, whether something useful might come from social distancing
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