Workshop 1

Preparing and submitting your ethics application: What you always wanted to know

Preparing your project for consideration by an ethics committee is an important part of every research project. This workshop will discuss common features of projects which are considered by ethics committees, differences between research and QI, and cover issues ranging from preparing your participant information sheet and consent form, to submitting your research package to a committee and responding to feedback. 

Prof Paul Gatenby, ACT Health Human Research Ethics Committee
Prof Nick Brown, University of Canberra and Canberra Health Services
August Marchesi, ACT Health Research Ethics and Governance, Senior Director

When: Friday 29 July, 10.30-11.30am

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Workshop 2

Consumer participation in research – from the ground up

Learn from consumers and researchers about how they’ve worked together to do better research. 
The workshop will share diverse perspectives and experiences, offer practical ideas and inspiration, and connect you with a network of peers who are learning by doing. 

The workshop is for you if:

  • You’re a researcher who would like to involve consumers – but you’re not sure where to start
  • You’re a researcher or health professional looking for new ways to partner with consumers
  • You’re a consumer or carer keen to contribute to research that makes a difference for people. 

A/Prof Rae Thomas, Bond University Institute for Evidence-Based Health Care and Tropical Australian Academic Health Centre 
Dr Anthony Brown, Executive Director, Health Consumers’ NSW
Mr Thomas Bevitt, University of Canberra Faculty of Health and Ms Lou Bannister, consumer representative 
Dr Maria Dahm, ANU Institute for Communication in Health Care and Dr Brian Osbourne, consumer representative  
The panel will be in conversation with Dr Brett Scholz, ANU Medical School, and Darlene Cox, HCCA Executive Director. 

When: 29 July, 11am-12.30pm

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Contact information

If you have any questions, please contact Cath Rollinson at the Centre for Health and Medical Research.
Phone: (02) 5124 5257

Page last updated on: 22 Jul 2022