The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research is presently under review. Issued jointly in 2007 by the National
The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research 2007 (the Code) is Australia’s premier research standard. It was developed
Last year, I was invited by Tracey Bretag to contribute a chapter to the Handbook of Academic Integrity. The invite
Paul M Taylor1 and Daniel P Barr2 1Director, Research Integrity, Governance and Systems Research and Innovation, RMIT University (email@example.com) 2Acting
Not so many years ago in Australia if you entered a research office and asked what they were doing about
For anyone that has been paying even the slightest attention to scholarly publishing over the past few years, it will
As I reached page 35 of the latest NEAF application for the next HREC
Prof Colin Thomson AM Chairing an HREC can be complicated, demanding, stressful and tiring
Nik Zeps and Tanya Symons AHRECS Consultant Breakthroughs in medicine often highlight the existing
In this controversial post, AHRECS Senior Consultant Dr Gary Allen poses the challenging question: Should institutions with lean and fast proportional review arrangements leverage them as incentives for ethical behaviour.
AHRECS recommends institutions resourcing reflective practice, rather than police compliance (https://www.ahrecs.com/resources/resourcing-reflective-practice-whiteboard-video-7-5-min) but could such a systemic reward be helpful?
He discusses the behaviour that could be rewarded and how the reward might function.
The post suggests the arrangements, processes and data collection institutions will need to have in place to make such a reward system work.
While we are generally not fans of introducing any punitive element to human research ethics, preferring collegiate approaches that are focussed constructively on an institution’s research culture, this is an interesting idea. It is worth further serious consideration.
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