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Research Integrity and Governance

Southern Cross University is committed to encouraging our researchers and research students to conduct their research with integrity and comply with relevant legislation and standards across the sector.

Responsible Conduct of Research

All staff, students and affiliates of Southern Cross University who are involved in research should be familiar with and must comply with:

For further information please see our listing of relevant policies and statements.

Research Governance

At Southern Cross University research governance is facilitated through the following committees:

Committee Key Contacts

Research Committee

Secretary: Louise Gordon
t: +61 2 6620 3172
f: +61 2 6626 9145
e: louise.gordon@scu.edu.au

Higher Degrees Research Committee

Secretary: Jill Townsend
t: +61 2 6626 9147
f: +61 2 6626 9145
e: hdrc@scu.edu.au

Human Research Ethics

Chair: Prof William Boyd
t: +61 2 6620 3569
f: +61 2 6621 2669
e: william.boyd@scu.edu.au

Secretary: Saskia Leinius
t: +61 2 6620 3965
f: +61 2 6626 9145
e: ethics.lismore@scu.edu.au

Animal Care and Ethics

Chair: Dr Brendan Kelaher
t: +61 2 6648 3920
e: brendan.kelaher@scu.edu.au

Secretary: Louise Charter
t: +61 2 6620 3965
f: +61 2 6626 9145
e: animalethics.lismore@scu.edu.au