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
Emeritus Professor Colleen Cartwright

Deputy Chair and Chair pro tem and University staff
Professor Bill Boyd

Laywomen not associated with the University
Dr Liz Baker
Ms Sandie Downsborough
Tani Paxton
Susanna Carmen
Karen McFadyen

Layman not associated with the University
Andrew Hodder

Member in pastoral care role
Robert Lingard

Pastoral Care/Indigenous Representative
Dr Stuart Barlo

University staff and Lawyer
Ms Dona Graham
Dr Nikki Rogers

University staff and medical graduate with research experience
Professor Stephen Myers

University staff
Dr Grant Cairncross
Dr Rudi Meir
Dr Jacqui Yoxall
Dr Golam Sorwar
Dr Jenny Johnston
Dr Bill Smart

Secretary and Administration