Research ethics and governance


National HREC Conference


National HREC Conference 2021

National HREC Conference 2021

2nd National HREC Conference: 1 - 3 December 2021

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Conference Day 1

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Acknowledgement of Country

Mr Geoff Binge, Cultural Capability Officer, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital

Opening remarks & Official Conference Opening

Ms Angelene Falk, Australian Information Commissioner

Science at warp speed

Professor Ian Kerridge, Professor of Bioethics and Medicine Sydney Health Ethics, School of Public Health and Northern Clinical School

Changes to the National Statement Chapter 4

Mr Jeremy Kenner, National Health and Medical Research Council

Intimate partner violence: Vulnerable research and researchers

A/Professor Bridget Harris, QUT

Ethical research with LGBTQ communities: some myth busting

A/Professor Ange Dwyer, University of Tasmania

The InFORMed Project: redesigning consent to research

Ms Sonia Harvey, CT:IQ

Obtaining consent in forensic cases

Dr Philip Storey, HREC Chair, Queensland Forensic & Scientific Services

eConsent: for clinical trials – what are the benefits

Dr Rebecca Saunderson, Royal North Shore Hospital, Consentic

Exploring Dynamic Consent in genomic research and other large-scale data sharing research initiatives

Dr Matilda Haas, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

HREC Evaluation

Dr Philomena Horsley, Praxis Australia

Conference Day 2

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Practical use of an Aboriginal reference group

Dr Michelle Matts, Dr Mary Morris & Jacki Adams, Menzies HREC

The long road to the deep North

Dr Lewis Campbell, Flinders University

Clinical trials as clinical care: ethics, risk and oversight

Dr Gordon McGurk, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Why is this taking so long?

Professor Adrian Barnett, Queensland University of Technology

RedCap – IT security, data and ethics: How to use data wisely

Ms Lisa Pomery, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Conference Day 3

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Genomic data sharing

Professor Dianne Nicol University of Tasmania

Innovative pathways for ethics review of student research in Higher Education

A/Professor Celeste Lawson & A/Prof Rob Stanton, Central Queensland University

Advance directives for research: A strategy to support advance planning for research participation

Professor Nola Ries & Ms Briony Johnston, University of Technology Sydney

COVID-19 bioethics

Professor Tony Skapetis, Chair Western Sydney LHD HREC

Fit for purpose? National Statement and Business Research

Professor Eleanor Milligan, Griffith University HREC

AQUIRE – in house panel to review non-HREC applications

Dr Venkat Vangaveti, Townsville Hospital & Health Services

Navigating the emotional contours of Human Research Ethics Guidelines: A discourse analysis

Dr Rebecca Olson

Health emergency and drug accessibility in underprivileged communities

Dr Muhammad Zaheer Abbas, Queensland University of Technology

Ethics of using pooled data from general practice EHR for research

Dr Kylie Vuong, University of New South Wales

Social network research designs in health care settings

Dr Janet Long, Macquarie University

Supporting a research culture through student placements in the Office of Research

Mr Simon Windsor, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network

Revision of Chapter 5 of the National Statement

Mr Jeremy Kenner, National Health and Medical Research Council

HREC Chair Panel Discussion

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