Research ethics and governance


National HREC Conference


National HREC Conference 2020

National HREC Conference 2020

1st National HREC Conference: 18-20 November 2020

Conference Day 1

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Introduction, acknowledgement of country and welcome

Dr Gordon McGurk, Mr Geoff Binge, Mr David Bunker

Opt out approaches to consent

Professor Ian Olver, University of Adelaide, Former Chairperson, Australian Health Ethics Committee, NHMRC

Obtaining consent from patients or participants with impaired capacity

Kristi Geddes, Senior Associate, Minter Ellison, Brisbane

Use of e-consent for improved consenting processes

A/Professor Nikolajs Zeps, Director of Research, Epworth Hospital, Melbourne

Conference Day 2

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Voluntary Assisted Dying

Professor Ben White, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, QUT

Artificial Intelligence and Ethics

A/Professor Brent Richards, Griffith University, Gold Coast Hospital & Health Service

Research ethics review and indigenous peoples, the perspective from Aotearoa New Zealand

Dr Lindsey MacDonald, University of Canterbury, NZ

HREC process: Striving for efficiency in a world of rules

Dr Gordon McGurk, Chairperson, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital HREC

Ethics and vulnerability: a consumer perspective of the National Statement

Dr Gary Allen, Griffith University; Managing Director & Senior consultant, AHRECS

Conference Day 3

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Three Translational research case studies: How to build better Indigenous health research outcomes

A/Professor Maree Toombs, University of Queensland

Qualitative Research for HRECs

Dr Monique Waite, Member UQ HREC 'A', University of Queensland

HRECs as gatekeepers in methodologic integrity

Ms Sara Potts and Dr Hudson Birden, Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS) HREC

Biobanks and ethics

A/Professor Andrew Crowden, University of Queensland; Chair USC HREC; Deputy Chair AIATSIS HREC

Cross Cultural Research - 'Nothing about us without us'

Dr Indrani Ganguly, University of Queensland HREC 'A' - Click here for a copy of the presentation

Uses of health data: the intersection of legislation and practical considerations

Kristi Geddes, Senior Associate, Minter Ellison, Brisbane

Transactional Research Ethics Review: principles, perspectives and practicalities

Dr Conor Brophy, Chairperson, Queensland University of Technology HREC

When does use of publicly available data in research require ethical review? A guide for researchers and reviewers

Ann Maree Jackson, Griffith University - Click here for a copy of the presentation.

Wisdom of the ages - Ask a HREC Chair

A/Professor Scott Campbell, Chair, Metro South HREC
A/Professor Liz MacKinlay, Chair, UQ HREC B
Dr Hudson Birden, Chair, THHS HREC
A/Professor Kim Alexadner, Chair, St Vincent's Health Australia HREC
Professor Eleanor Milligan, Chair, Griffith University HREC
Professor Ben Canny, Chair, Bellberry HREC

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