Research Integrity and Human and Animal Ethics Workshop
Swinburne Place South (SPS) Bldg, Rm SPS 136/137
24 Wakefield St
Hawthorn, VIC 3122
Friday, 14th of June 2019
Start Time
1:00 pm
Finish Time
6:00 pm

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This workshop, chaired by Dr Faye Zaibak (General Manager, Baker Institute) & Marco Krischer (Associate Director, Swinburne University), will be of particular value to ARMS members who wish to develop a deeper understanding of managing human ethics, animal ethics and research integrity. Please join us after the workshop for light refreshments and drinks until 6pm.

View the details of the afternoon's schedule here

Session 1:
Moving Beyond Regulatory Compliance: Building Institutional Support for Reflection on Ethics and Integrity in Research

Professor Mark Israel (Senior Consultant, Australian Human Research Ethics Consultancy Services; Professor and Dean Learning and Teaching, College of SHEE, Murdoch University) will challenge our thinking about managing ethics and integrity by introducing us to the idea of reflective practice.

Mark's session will be available via Zoom for all ARMS members. Visit the Zoom webinar page for details and registration.

Session 2:
Key Principles in Good Complaint Handling and Dealing with Challenging Behaviour

Marita Cullen (Program Coordinator and Facilitator Education Services, Victorian Ombudsman) and Jenny Jackson (Senior Program Designer, Victorian Ombudsman) will introduce us to the paradigms and practices of complaint handling. With a particular focus on the skills you need to develop in order to confidently and professionally handle complaints and deal with challenging behaviour.

Session 3:
Integrity and Human Ethics

Chaired by Elizabeth Hill (Manager, Research Ethics and Integrity, Victoria University). This session is specific to human ethics and integrity administrators and managers.

Dr Lyle Winton (Manager of Digital Scholarship, University of Melbourne), Elise Grosser (Director, Ethics and Integrity, University of Melbourne) and Keith Russell (Manager Engagements, Australian Research Data Commons) will help us to understand the challenges of data management, so that we can identify emerging ethical and policy issues.

Leonie Cullen (Research Integrity and Support Manager, Baker Institute) will provide us with an update from the World Conference on Research Integrity (Hong Kong).

This will be followed by a panel discussion with experts in the field on managing day to day challenges in ethics and integrity, with Kim Gilliland (Research Integrity Investigations Officer, The University of Melbourne), and Dr Nitya Phillipson(Manager of Research Ethics, Integrity & Biosafety, Swinburne University).

Session 4:
Animal Ethics

Chaired by Dr Matt Boyd (Animal Welfare and Compliance Officer, Baker Institute). This session is specific to members that work in animal ethics.

Dr Dani Maver (Manager Licensing and Audit, Animal Welfare Victoria, Agriculture Victoria) will provide us with insights into compliance management frameworks.

This will be followed by a discussion with a panel of experts including: Dr Ele Hunt (Veterinary Welfare Officer, Monash University), Dr Steve Holloway (Animal Welfare Officer, WEHI and Victoria University) and Dr Alana Mitchell (AEC Chair, Baker Institute). Topics to be covered include: managing day to day challenges including post approval monitoring and auditing; governance when managing multiple licences and committees; and non-compliance and adverse event reporting.

Tickets for this event have sold out. Please contct ARMS to be placed on the waiting list.

Time: 1pm - 6pm (1pm - 5pm workshop, 5pm - 6pm refreshments)
Date: Friday 14 June 2019
Location: Swinburne Place South (SPS) Bldg, Rm SPS 136/137, 24 Wakefield St. Hawthorn, VIC 3122
Cost: Free
RSVP: COB Wednesday 12 June
CPEAccredited members (ARMAs and ARMFs) can claim up to 5 CPE hours for attendance at this event.
Registrations have closed.     
If you are unable to attend this workshop in person, you can join us online to watch Session 1 with Professor Mark Israel. Our website will have more details as soon as they are available.

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