Research Integrity and Governance

Southern Cross University is committed to encouraging our researchers and research students to conduct their research with integrity and comply with relevant legislation and standards across the sector.

Responsible Conduct of Research

All staff, students and affiliates of Southern Cross University who are involved in research should be familiar with and must comply with:

For further information please see our listing of relevant policies and statements.

Research Governance

At Southern Cross University research governance is facilitated through the following committees:

Committee Key Contacts

Research Committee

Secretary: Louise Gordon
t: +61 7 5589 3083
e: louise.gordon@scu.edu.au

Higher Degrees Research Committee

Secretary: Amanda Simmons
t: +61 2 6626 9186 
e: hdrc@scu.edu.au

Human Research Ethics

Chair: Emeritus Professor Colleen Cartwright
t: +61 7 5589 3210
e: colleen.cartwright@scu.edu.au

Secretary: Ethics Manager
t: +61 2 6620 3611
e: ethics.lismore@scu.edu.au

Animal Care and Ethics

Chair: Associate Professor Brendan Kelaher
t: +61 2 6648 3920
e: brendan.kelaher@scu.edu.au

Secretary: Ethics Manager
t: +61 2 6620 3611
e: animalethics.lismore@scu.edu.au