Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW

Resource Type: Guidelines

Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research

The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (the Code) articulates the broad principles that characterise an honest, ethical and conscientious research culture. It establishes a framework for responsible research conduct that provides a foundation for high-quality research, credibility and community trust in the research endeavour.

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Institutions are responsible for ensuring that supervisors have appropriate experience and are supported in providing guidance on the responsible conduct of research.3 Institutions should actively promote supervisory best practice, acknowledging and, as appropriate, rewarding excellence in supervision.

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Peer Review

This section provides guidance on the responsibilities that institutions have in relation to peer review, including for internal peer review processes.

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Keeping research on track II

The purpose of this guideline is to act as a companion document to the abovementioned guideline (refer to 1.3.2). It is intended for use by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research participants and communities but may also be useful for building researcher’s knowledge about such research.

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