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Research ethics

The University has an ethical approach to research practice described in the Code of Conduct for Research.

To get started as a research candidate read the Ethics Information for Research Degree Candidates.

The Research Office website has detailed resources about ethics policy, guidelines and principles at CDU and at state and national level.

Ethics approval process

Remember to plan your application well in advance of commencing research activities.

Detailed resources are available on the CDU Human and animal ethics page on how and when to apply, application packs, and meeting dates for ethics committees.

'Obtaining ethics clearance' (2002) by Hemali Seneviratne. This slide show takes you through the processes for obtaining ethics clearance.

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Administrative requirements

You need to submit ethics approvals to the university committee and obtain clearance before commencing research activities.

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Obtaining ethics clearance - tips from advisors

Supervisors and Students
Supervisors Students
Whose responsibility is it for ensuring appropriate ethics clearances / approvals have been obtained before research begins? Whose responsibility is it for ensuring appropriate ethics clearances / approvals have been obtained before research begins?

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CDU related links:

The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research

Ethics information for research degree candidates (rtf)

Animal Ethics Committee for essential information and application forms

Human Research Ethics Committee for essential information, application forms, consent forms and plain language statements



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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