Past Research Forums 2012


December 4th – ‘Ethics in Research- they’re more important than you think!’

Below are the program,  presentations and other materials emanating from the program.


Notes from the Forum, including suggested links and resources from the forum: see Notes from the Forum

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Human Research Ethics in Australia- the when, how and by whom of ethical review Presentation by Associate Professor Janette Perz

Photo: Janette Perz

Ethical issues- the differences between qualitative and quantitative processes Presentation by Associate Professor Karen Fisher

Navigating Research Ethics Approvals across local heath districts Presentation by Sharon Falleiro

AFTERNOON PANEL – Facilitated by Professor Ian Webster AO


UnitingCare Burnside- Sally Cowling- no presentation notes

ACON- Alan Brotherton

CARERS NSW- Tim Broady 


Photo: Alan Brotherton from ACON speaking with Professor Ian Webster (AO) and members of the panel, Sally Cowling, Tim Broady, John Williams.

August 16th – ‘Nothing About us, Without Us- We are the Evidence’ : Consumer Participation and Representation in Research


Photo: Meg Smith and Irene Dountney at the August Forum

Consumer- led Research – What is Happening at the Seclusion Review that Makes a difference? A Consumer- led Study  Presentation by Bradley Foxlewin

Consumer Participation in Research  Presentation by Carla Treloar

Consumers and Research- What’s in it for us?  Presentation by Sione Crawford

April 24th – ‘From Ideas to Action: Developing your Research Proposal’


Ideas to Action Handout: Developing your Research Proposal  A presentation by Dr Susan Goodwin from the Social Policy Research Network, University of Sydney

Research Partnerships Between the Community Welfare Sector and Universities  An article by Dr Margot Rawsthorne from the Social Policy Research Network, University of Sydney