Human Research Ethics Committee

The NIODA Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) is a permanent subcommittee of the Academic Board of Governance. Its role is to act as the final point of reference for ethical concerns for all NIODA research activity and for other matters of ethics pertaining to the institute as a whole.

Ethically sound research

The Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), a sub-committee of the Academic Board of Governance acts as the final point of reference for ethical concerns for all NIODA research activity and for other matters of ethics pertaining to the institute as a whole. 

Enabled Though

Keeping in touch with current practices of accepted ethical behaviour in academic research.
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Ensuring

NIODA ethics policies and procedures reflect current best practice.

Reviewing & Approving

All ethics applications for research undertaken in the institute, both staff and students, that involves humans.

Community Represtation

Community points of view are important in considering ethical issues with at least one member a community representative.

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Dr Janelle Morgan

Dr Janelle Morgan

Chair of Human Research Ethics Committee

Dr Janet Duke

Dr Janet Duke

Human Research Ethics Committee Member

Mr Paul O'Brien

Mr Paul O'Brien

Human Research Ethics Committee Member

Dr Mike Faris

Dr Mike Faris

Human Research Ethics Committee Member

Ms Joanne Fitzgerald

Ms Joanne Fitzgerald

Human Research Ethics Committee Member

Ms Jennifer Burrows

Ms Jennifer Burrows

Education Quality Assurance and Enhancement Manager

Rigorous Human Ethics

The HREC is enabled through:

  • Keeping in touch with current practices of accepted ethical behaviour in academic research
  • Ensuring NIODA ethics policies and procedures reflect such behaviour, and
  • Reviewing and approving all ethics applications for research undertaken in the institute (both staff and students) that involves humans

The HREC reports to the Academic Board of Governance through quarterly reports and an annual written report. Each report details NIODA’s research ethics activity with recommendations for quality improvements. The annual report is also be included as data in NIODA’s annual strategic review undertaken by the Board of Governance.

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