Research policies and procedures 2018-12-04T09:47:58+00:00

Research policy and procedures

The Metro North Research Policy and Procedures provide a framework to promote the responsible and ethical design, conduct and communication of research. Each is based on the principles of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (National Statement) and the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (the Code), in the context of institutional policies, state and federal legislation and regulatory guidelines.

The Metro North Research Policy provides overarching guidance for all research undertaken in Metro North HHS, and ensures that all research conducted by, or in collaboration with, Metro North HHS is of the highest ethical and scientific standard, and complies with the relevant legislation, regulatory guidelines, codes of conduct, national best practice guidelines, standard operating procedures and institutional policies.

The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research

Principles of responsible research conduct

Honesty in the development, undertaking and reporting of research

Rigour in the development, undertaking and reporting of research

Transparency in declaring interests and reporting research methodology, data and findings

Fairness in the treatment of others

Respect for research participants, the wider community, animals and the environment

Recognition of the right of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to be engaged in research that affects or is of particular significance to them

Accountability for the development, undertaking and reporting of research

Promotion of responsible research practices

The National Statement for Ethical Conduct in Human Research

The National Statement outlines the values of respect for human beings, research merit and integrity, justice and beneficence to inform and guide the ethical design, review, conduct and communication of research.

Contact us

Office of Research
Phone:
(07) 3647 9631
Email:
mnhhs-research@health.qld.gov.au

Research Integrity Advisors (RIA)

Assistant Director of Research
Research Monitoring Officer
Phone: (07) 3647 9631
Email: MNHHS-Research@health.qld.gov.au

Chairperson, RBWH HREC
Phone: (07) 3646 0331
Email: RBWH-Ethics@health.qld.gov.au

Research Governance Officer
Phone: (07) 3646 2355
Email: RBWH-RGO@health.qld.gov.au

Research Governance Officer
Phone:
(07) 3139 4407
Email: RGOTPCH@heath.qld.gov.au

Chairperson, TPCH HREC
Phone: (07) 3139 4500
Email: ResearchTPCH@health.qld.gov.au