Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC)
The Human Research Ethics Committee of Southern Cross University has been set up as an advisory committee to the Vice Chancellor. Membership of this Committee is voluntary. The Committee membership follows the guidelines set down by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and comprises:
|Chair and University staff||Professor Bill Boyd||Deputy Chair and University staff||Dr David Lloyd|
|Consultant||Dr Joan O'Connor|
|Laywoman not associated with the University (2)||Ms Dona Graham|
Dr Liz Baker
|Layman not associated with the University (2)||Dr James Clarke-Williams|
|Community member in pastoral care role||Reverend Lenore Moules|
|University staff and Lawyer||Dr Nikki Rogers|
|University staff and medical graduate with research experience||Professor Stephen Myers|
|University staff ||Dr Ken Wojcikowski|
|University staff; Chair, HRESC, Coffs Harbour and sitting member on the HREC||Dr Anna Brooks|
|University staff; Chair, HRESC, Gold Coast Tweed Heads and sitting member on the HREC||A/Professor Michelle Wallace|
|University staff||Dr Rudi Meir|
|HREC Administration||Ms Sue Kelly|
Human Research Ethics Sub-Committees (HRESCs)
There are two HRESCs at SCU. They are situated at Coffs Harbour and Gold Coast Tweed Heads campuses.
The Coffs Harbour sub-committee has been established to consider Minimal Risk Research (Expedited) ethics applications from the Coffs Harbour campus.
There are six members of this sub-committee, the Chair is a sitting member of the main HREC and attends the HREC meetings.
The HRESC membership is:
|University Staff; Chair, HRESC Coffs Harbour; Sitting member on HREC||Dr Anna Brooks|
|University staff||Dr Jenny Johnston|
|University staff||Dr Elaine Nuske|
|University staff||Dr Grant Cairncross|
|University staff||Dr Alison Bowling|
|University staff||Dr Golam Sorwar||University staff||Mrs Stephanie Burnip|
|Laywoman not associated with the University||Dr Joanne Rowley|
The HRESC at Gold Coast Tweed Heads has been established to consider Minimal Risk Research (Expedited) ethics applications. It is situated at the Gold Coast Tweed Heads Campus in the SCU Business School.
There are four members of this sub-committee, the Chair is a sitting member of the main HREC and attends the HREC meetings.
The HRESC membership is:
|University staff and Chair; HRESC, Gold Coast Tweed Heads; Sitting member of HREC.||A/Professor Michelle Wallace|
|University staff||Dr Craig Julian|
|University staff||Dr Geoffrey Lamberton|
|University staff||Dr Albert Wijeweera|
|HRESC Administration||Ms Neroli Sheldon|
Updated: 04 March 2013