The AHRECS senior consultants have worked with research ethics committees and administrators in Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam on matters such as:
- building a more positive relationship with the institution’s researchers;
- promoting. supporting and resourcing the ethical practice of researchers;
- adherence with national and international standards;
- how the institution can foster and support a positive and sustainable ethical research culture;
- change management when making changes to an institution’s research ethics arrangements; and
- work-shopping specific and thorny ethical challenges.
AHRECS has provided establishment advice for new committees and review arrangements, training needs for new and experienced members, professional development for existing committees, formal evaluation of an institution’s arrangements, consultancy and support for ‘reform’ agendas, and other related services. We have worked with:
- universities and other educational institutions;
- hospitals and district health authorities;
- government departments and other public sector bodies;
- organisations, not-for-profit and representative bodies; and
- private sector bodies.