Human research ethics

For decades the AHRECS team has been working with research ethics review bodies, researchers, research office staff in organisations large and small across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, the Americas, the UK and the European Union.

Our work in the human research ethics sphere has included:

Research ethics committee member professional development

  • orientations for new research ethics committee members #
  • refresher professional development workshops #
  • in-meeting short professional development activities#
  • briefings on developments, new issues and emergent practices #
  • roundtables for experienced committee members #

Researcher professional development

  • higher degree research student/candidate professional development workshops #
  • early career researcher professional development workshops #
  • HDR supervision accreditation/professional development
  • briefings on developments, new issues and emergent practices #
  • roundtables for experienced researchers #

Policy, processes and resources

  • desktop audit of current documents and practices
  • drafting of new policies, procedures and resources
  • briefing notes and advice on specific questions
  • blueprints for changed approach (e.g. adopting the resourcing reflective practice approach)

Research ethics review

  • advice on difficult reviews
  • advice on the resourcing reflective practice approach
  • advice on the learning institution approach

Research Ethics Advisers

  • role
  • appointment
  • professional development and support

Our work can be tailored to the specific needs of your institution.
# These can be delivered on-site, in combination with other institutions, remotely as a webinar, or remotely as individually-paced downloads

To enquire about the ways in which AHRECS can assist your institution contact us at queries@ahrecs.com or gary.allen@ahrecs.com.