An Excel spreadsheet to assist with the tracking of the appointment, renewal and end-date of members of research ethics committee members. This includes keeping track of their participation in professional development for the committee and for members. This is a useful resource for research offices and the Chair/Secretary of a committee. Even though this was produced for HRECs in Australia, it can be easily updated for other jurisdictions and standards.
Research ethics review
This is a recording of a Victoria Ethics Network session facilitated by Prof. Nik Zeps, a senior consultant of AHRECS. He is speaking about the role of HRECs with regard to risks, benefits and their weighing. A very handy one hour ten minute talk by an experienced practitioner, who has both served on the committee that drafted the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research and has served/chaired numerous research ethics committees.
AHRECS has been engaged by a New Zealand university to work on a number of projects, including drafting a New Zealand equivalent to the popular Griffith University Research Ethics Manual (GUREM) – https://www.griffith.edu.au/research/research-services/research-ethics-integrity/human/gurem. To inform our work, AHRECS commissioned Dr Lily George to produce a bibliography around the topics of Māori & Indigenous research ethics. …