Do we need consent for the continued use of children’s biological samples and data in research – and what if the grown up children cannot be located?
Parental consent is sufficient to authorize research involving infants and young children who do not have the capacity to take
Allow me to start with a short story. A recent conversation I had with an established academic evolved as follows.
Online research offers many advantages. If well designed, a web survey/task or other data collection tool can collect robust data
Jay Marlowe and Martin Tolich have had an article published (in press) in Research Ethics examining the first year of
Is the pre-recruitment of research participants potentially an ethical issue in Australia? (David Hunter)
I’ve recently published a paper focused on the UK looking at some ethical issues faced by a practice that has
Really pleased to have negotiated with Deborah Poff that the Journal of Academic Ethics will carry a Special Issue dedicated
In this post, Gary, Mark and Kim refect on the draft update to Section 5 of the Australia’s National Statement.
“In recent years in Australia, we have seen some painful cases where research ethics review delegated to a non-HREC review body has failed to guard against projects that proved to be embarrassing for their host institution (see, for example, the ‘Racist bus driver’ and ‘Laughing at the disabled’ projects)….”
Dr Amanda Fernie, Manager Research Ethics & Integrity, Griffith University Dr Gary Allen, Senior
We live in a world where fake news and alternative facts are, unfortunately, part
Nik Zeps, Consultant, AHRECS Keywords: Ethical Review, International Guidelines, Gene editing technologies, It has
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