Monitoring

A funny cartoon about using a Goldberg machine to chase a non-responsive researcher.

Chasing a non-responsive researcher – A Human Research Ethics commentary

This Human Research Ethics commentary reflects on useful approaches to researchers who fail to respond to requests.  This includes failure to respond to research ethics review feedback, failure to respond to requests for ethical conduct reports and failure to respond to other requests from the research ethics committee.  Hopefully, your institutional approach will be a little bit more practical than the Goldberg machine in this humorous Don Mayne cartoon.

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Is a renewal of the ethics approval required? – A Human Research Ethics resource

When researchers interact with research ethics review bodies with regard to matters such as extensions or other variations, a common question is “does this require a renewal application to be considered by the original review body?  This checklist provides a standardised approach to answering that question.

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