Human research ethics and governance

The Human Research Ethics and Governance Advisory Group, chaired by Sonia Hancock (MSHHS Research Compliance Manager), is developing a framework for greater harmonisation and streamlining of research ethics and governance, education and training.

Initiatives

Key initiatives of our Human Research Ethics and Governance Advisory Group include:

  • development of a collaborative research agreement for human research

  • development of a third-party collaborative research agreement (for partners working with non-partner organisations)

  • a suite of tools for using the collaborative research agreement

  • human research ethics national online conference

  • standardisation of an annual report template.

Advisory group

The Human Research Ethics and Governance Advisory Group brings together research ethics and governance representatives from each of the partners, along with key specialist advisors from both partner and non-partners organisations.

For further information contact

Health Translation Queensland Research Governance Manager
PH: +61 7 3346 5524
Email: research@healthtranslationqld.org.au


Human Research Ethics and Governance Advisory Group updates

The Health Translation Queensland Human Research Ethics and Governance Advisory Group is committed to keeping the research community updated about its work to streamline research administration and support engagement, education and training for contract operators, including research governance officers and contract managers.


February 2021 update

In this update, hear from Sara Gottliebsen, HTQ’s Research Governance Manager. Sara gives an update from the recent HREG advisory group meeting where the group confirmed priorities for the 2021 work program.


December 2020 update

In this update, hear from Gordon McGurk, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital HREC Chair and HTQ Human Research Ethics and Governance (HREG) Advisory Group member. Gordon gives an update from the recent HREG advisory group meeting where the group discussed priorities for research ethics and governance training and education. Gordon also provides an update on the recent HREC training conference.


October 2020 update

In this second update, hear from Aideen McInerney-Leo, NHMRC Early Career Fellow (University of Queensland) and HTQ Human Research Ethics and Governance (HREG) Working Group Co-Chair. Aideen gives an update about recent discussions at the latest HREG working group outlining what is working well across the partnership, what isn’t and how HTQ can facilitate further across the partnership in terms of research governance, ethics, training and education.


September 2020 update

In this first update, hear from Sonia Hancock, Manager of Research Integrity and Compliance at Metro South Health. Sonia gives an update about broadening the use of the HTQ Research Passport Agreement to make it a Queensland agreement and the group’s work to influence the national research governance agenda.

Visit the events page for more details about the Queensland Human Research Ethics Training Conference.

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