CMHDARN Research Skills Webinar Series – Webinar 3 – Ethical Research

Key Information

  • 01/10/2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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About the event

Are you conducting research in the mental health and alcohol and other drugs sectors? Do you want to know more about why ethical research is not only imperative but also adds value to research?

The next webinar in the CMHDARN research skills webinar series will demystify ethical research, explore why ethics is not just another hurdle and demonstrate how conducting ethical research adds value to your research and your service.

Date: Thursday 1st October, 2020
Time: 2pm to 3pm
This webinar will focus on the fundamentals of ethical research, how ethics adds value to a research project, a quick explanation of the processes involved and why ethical research is essential. Presented as both a lecture and a panel discussion, participants will be able to ask questions throughout.

A bit about the presenters:Dr Diego Silva – Dr. Silva is a Lecturer in Bioethics at the University of Sydney, Australia. His research investigates the values and concepts intersecting ethics, politics, and public health, from both philosophical and policy perspectives. In particular, Dr. Silva is interested in how liberal and democratic theory applies in the context of infectious diseases, including question related to public health, health security, and research.

Dr Emily Deans – completed her Doctorate Degree at Deakin University (Melbourne) in 2017, which explored the socio-cultural and environmental factors which influence young men’s gambling (sports betting in particular). At the beginning of 2018, Emily began working in the alcohol and other drug sector as a Research and Design Coordinator for Youth Solutions and has worked on a range of projects which qualitatively explore the factors which influence young people’s drug use and the lessons for designing appropriate preventive and harm reduction strategies.

Dr Grenville Rose – After doing a 4-year degree in psychology Grenville gained a scholarship to complete a PhD in the development of food preferences. After working for 6 years in commercial market research, Grenville ‘retired’ in 2003 and studied to become a registered psychologist. Since that time Grenville has worked mainly in research and evaluation in academia and community managed organisations but has also worked as a counsellor and supervisor for provisional psychologists.

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