Judith C S Redman The compulsory presence of the Category D members on Australian Human Research Ethics Committees (HRECs) can
In this issue, we are publishing an account of an end-of-life project in whose design there are some features that
Release of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research 2007 (updated 2018) – With interview
The revised National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research 2007 (updated 2018) was released on 9 July 2018. .
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
In my experience, projects that involve working with migrant groups and communities reveal a range of complex issues with regards
Research ethics and integrity have always been at the forefront of my work, not only because the issues which I
Can you hear us? The Queensland experience of health research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
There is growing concern in Queensland about the conduct of health research meeting Indigenous research ethical principles and standards. Key
Gary Allen and Mark Israel reflect on constructive approaches to languages in human research and for research ethics committees.
Gary Allen and Mark Israel
Much human research is conducted in languages that are not the same as that used by the research ethics review body or the chief investigators. This can manifest in a number of ways including:
Recruitment and consent materials;
Data collection tools (surveys, interview instruments and observation matrices), and
return of results to participants
There is literature on the ethics of interpreting and translation (Drugan, 2017) as well as on the ethics of research in those fields (Tiselius, 2019). However, for our purposes, we want to focus on the first two situations…
Worried your researchers might not be treating human research ethics as a core component of good research practice? Concerned they are not seeing it as their responsibility?
All of us might be part of the problem. Dr Gary Allen AHRECS Senior
Jay Marlowe and Martin Tolich have had an article published (in press) in Research
Prof. Colin Thomson AM AHRECS Senior Consultant We at AHRECS, like all our friends,