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
“Have you got ethics yet?” is a question asked frequently where health, social and behavioural sciences postgrads gather on campus.
Human research ethics committees face workloads that can very easily become crippling, consequently precedent-based decision making can appear to be
As I reached page 35 of the latest NEAF application for the next HREC meeting, I wondered, with some dismay,
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
Dr Ann-Maree Vallence and Dr Hakuei Fujiyama College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education,
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
Prof. Mark Israel plans to be in CANBERRA (2-3 April), SYDNEY (8-10 May), UK and Belgium (27 May-8
Many Australian research bodies link to the National Statement. They do so through websites, policy documents, professional development material and other resources.
This is logical and makes it easier for researchers and others to access the national policy/guidance material.
Another reason to do this is that it makes it easier for researchers to see the external impetus for the institution’s arrangements and provides a source of further information and guidance.
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