“Research consists in seeing what everyone else has seen, but thinking what no one else has thought.” - Albert Szent-Gyorgy.
All research projects undertaken at UnitingCare Health Facilities require prior approval from the UnitingCare Health Human Research and Ethics Committee (HREC).
The HREC is formed under the auspices of the National Health and Medical Research Council, which provides leadership and advice regarding research governance in Australia.
UnitingCare Health HREC meets every two months to consider applications for research projects from investigators within UnitingCare Health.
Information for researchers wishing to make submissions to the UnitingCare Health Human Research Ethics Committee is contained within the following documents:
Initial Application for Ethical Review
Initial Application for Ethical Review of Low Risk Research
Application for Amendment
Sample Patient Information Sheets and Consent Forms
HREC Fee Structure
Scheduled Submission Dates and Meeting Dates for 2014
Please provide one electronic set of submission documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send one original signed application, along with nine copies to:
UnitingCare Health Human Research Ethics Committee
The Wesley Hospital
PO Box 499
Auchenflower Qld 4066