Research Ethics

A/Prof. Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh1, Professor Elizabeth  Beattie2, Dr  Maria  O’Reilly3, Mr  Mitchell  McMaster4, Professor  Wendy Moyle5, Dr  Elaine Fielding2 1La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, 2Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 3Central Queensland University, Bundaberg, Australia, 4Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 5Griffith...
  • August 9, 2018
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Prof. Rachel A. Ankeny1, Karina Burns 1University Of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia This paper considers ethical issues relating to the use of native animals as emerging models in contemporary Australian research. Native animals often hold special social and cultural significance both within...
  • June 13, 2018
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A/Prof. David Hunter1 1Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia The National Statement forbids the use of inducements to recruit research participants, but allows the appropriate compensation of participants for the time, inconvenience and out of pocket expenses involved in participating. One form...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr Mary Jean Walker1 1Monash University, Clayton, Australia, 2ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science, Wollongong, Australia Progress has recently been made into developing tissue cultures grown from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) suitable for testing how particular patients will...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr Drew Carter1, Ms Arlene Vogan1, Prof Tracy Merlin1 1Adelaide Health Technology Assessment, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia In 2013 Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) requested a 30% price reduction from the pharmaceutical industry sponsor of crizotinib, a...
  • June 13, 2018
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Etivina Lovo1 1James Cook University, Townsville, Australia, 2Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji Islands Principles of research bioethics are defined in the context of Western developed countries.  Understandings of Human Research Ethics (HRE) principles vary internationally which may be due to...
  • June 13, 2018
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A/Prof. Wendy Lipworth1, Dr Tereza Hendl,1 Prof Ian Kerridge,1,2 Assistant Professor Tamra Lysaght3, A/Prof Megan Munsie4, Catherine Waldby5, Prof Cameron Stewart6 1Sydney Health Ethics, University Of Sydney, University Of Sydney, Australia, 2Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia, 3Centre for Biomedical Ethics,...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr Cordelia Thomas1 1Health And Disability Commissioner, Wellington, New Zealand In 2017 the Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner undertook a public consultation about  health and disability research involving adult consumers who are unable to consent to their participation...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr Merle Spriggs, Lynn Gillam 1University Of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, 2Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Australia “I think our ethics committee had no idea what we were talking about … in retrospect I think, had no framework for ethical oversight of...
  • June 13, 2018
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Markus Labude1, Dr Vicki Xafis1, Dr Wendy Lipworth2, Dr Tamra Lysaght1, Dr Owen Schaefer1 1Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, 2The University of Sydney, Sydney Health Ethics, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, Australia The proposed...
  • June 13, 2018
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