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Tips for Writing Ethics Applications

30 Nov 2021, 12:00pm-1:00pm

To support health promotion practitioners and organisations throughout Australia to engage with and develop ethical practice competence, the Australian Health Promotion Association is hosting a professional development workshop focusing on writing ethics applications. During this one hour workshop, Professor Sharyn Burns will provide tips and tricks for writing applications to a human research ethics committee for ethical approval and oversight.

Participants will:

  • Understand why it is important to seek ethical approval for research and evaluation
  • Explore ethical approval processes
  • Discuss tips for writing an ethics application
  • Discuss common ethical issues related to health promotion projects
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions

The event is free for AHPA members and $25 for non-members.

Registration details
• Event registrations close COB Sunday 28 November. The event link will be emailed to registrants on Monday 29 November.
• AHPA members: Please ensure you are logged in to receive your member discount
• Non-members: A tax invoice will be emailed when payment and registration is completed.

Please note national time zones:
VIC/TAS/NSW/ACT: 4:00pm-5:00pm
QLD: 3:00pm-4:00pm
SA: 3:30pm-4:30pm
NT: 2:30pm-3:30pm
WA: 1:00pm-2.00pm

Location: Microsoft Teams

Presenter: Professor Sharyn Burns, Chair, Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee

Professor Sharyn Burns is a Teaching and Research Academic in the School of Population Health, Curtin University. She is an IUHPE Registered Health Promotion Practitioner and researcher with a specific interest in translational intervention-based health promotion research. Her mixed methods research focuses on children, adolescents, young adults and parents and has been conducted in a range of settings with focuses on mental health, sexual health, alcohol and other drugs and breastfeeding. Sharyn is Chair of the Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (Jan 2019- current) and provides ethical advice and approval for a range of health promotion projects. She is an active member of the Australian Health Promotion Association and am currently a member of the National Accreditation Organisation Assessment Committee (Health Promotion), and acts as a mentor through the Australian Health Promotion Association Mentoring program.

The event will be recorded and the recording will be sent to all registrants.

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