Ethics

Ethics

Ethics Approval and Resources


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The Human Sciences Faculty Ethics Officer checks all ethics applications from within the Faculty and can provide guidance and advice to staff who are submitting an ethics application. Please contact Faculty Ethics Officer via email (fhs.ethics@mq.edu.au) or phone (+61 2 9850 4197) if you require more information.


For helpful content and additional resources please see the information below.

How to access the Human Ethics Management System


Through your travels while generating an ethics application, you will come across many ways to access the Human Ethics Management System. We have listed these access points below.

Human Ethics Management System Log In (direct link to log in page)

Ethics page on MQ Website

Wiki Human Research Ethics page
Note: To navigate to this wiki page from the general wiki dashboard (MQ login required) you will need to click on the Teams dropdown and click on Human Research Ethics Support.

Ethics - Resources page
Note: Click the New Applications dropdown to see the link to the System.

Important Dates for Submitting and Ethics Application


Please see this link for important dates around Ethics Applications at Macquarie University.

PICF Information


Information on PICF guidelines and examples of applications can be found on this page - click the dropdown titled Participant Information and Consent Forms (PICFs).

National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research


The National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) (National Statement (2007) consists of a series of guidelines made in accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992.

Submitting Amendments to an Ethics Application


Online Form for Applications Submitted Online

Data Transfer form to Submit Amendment
Note: This form is for applications that were submitted or approved pre-17 July 2018.

Submitting Annual, Final and Unexpected Adverse Events Report


Please see this link for more information on how to submit reports using sub-forms (Item 8).

FAQs


Please visit this link for answers to FAQ around ethics applications and processes at Macquarie University.

Information for Chief Investigators


How to Add Students to the Human Ethics Management System


A guide on how to add students into the Human Ethics Management System

Research Involving Public Schools


SERAP - Risk and Assurance Checklist


Applications for approval to conduct research are made under the State Education Research Applications Process (SERAP).All applications are required to make a statement indemnifying the State of New South Wales by its Department of Education and Training against all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses of any kind arising from any claim it incurs that relates to:
> Personal injury, death, or property loss or damage
> The Project
> Project Materials
>Negligent, unlawful or unwilful act or omission.
Consequently, it is the University's responsibility to ensure appropriate insurance coverage is obtained with the sign-off required from Risk and Assurance.

Please complete and follow the instructions in the form below so that Risk and Assurance can determine whether the University is appropriately covered by insurance:

SERAP - Macquarie University's Risk and Assessment Checklist

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