Institutional Ethics Committee
Foundation House ethics approval and review process
Foundation House has an independent institutional ethics committee which is registered with the National Medical Health and Research Council (NHMRC) and functions in accordance with the NHMRC “National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research.”
Current members of the Institutional Ethics Committee are:
- Father Andrew Hamilton
- Professor Helen Herman
- Jill Jameson
- Dr Caroline Lambert
- David Manne
- Dr Dick Sloman
- Professor Rhonda Small
- Dr Peter Streker
The Foundation House Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC) assesses and monitors research conducted by Foundation House staff and external researchers which involves Foundation House clients and staff as participants.
These documents describe the processes for approval and monitoring by the IEC and in addition constitute the forms required for approval, reporting of progress and conclusion of projects.
Secretary of VFST Institutional Ethics Committee
4 Gardiner Street,
Brunswick, VIC, 3056
Ph: (03) 9388 0022
Fax: (03) 9277 7871
- Application approval and monitoring
- Research Project Application
- Research Approval (low or negligible risk)
- Research Modification Application
- Participant Consent Form
- Research Progress Report
- Research Final Report
This policy describes how the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture will deal with complaints about the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Institutional Ethics Committee. If you wish to write to Foundation House with a complaint, the contact details are contained with this policy, please click and download the policy document for more details.
This policy describes how the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture will deal with complaints about the conduct of people undertaking research which is subject to the supervision of the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Institutional Ethics Committee. For more information please download the policy which gives further details of how to make a complaint and full contact information.