A possibly enormous change to health and medical research
Re-posted from Campus Morning Mail with permission.
The National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research is a vitally important document for researchers and the public, because it determines what research is acceptable and guides how researchers should design studies to adhere to ethical practice. There is a current public consultation on changes to the statement. One proposed change is that this sentence:
“Research may lead to harms, discomforts and/or inconveniences for participants and/or others.