Human Research Ethics Committee

The Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) meets monthly to discuss HREA (high risk) applications and weekly for Expedited (low risk) applications for ethics approval.

2019 Meeting Dates

Committee membership

NameCategory
Prof Frances QuirkChair
Dr Stuart WarkDeputy Chair & Academic at UNE with knowledge & current experience in professional care, counselling or treatment of people
Ms Emma KnightLaywoman not associated with UNE
Mrs Cynthia GeiheLaywoman not associated with UNE
Mr Les DavisLayman not associated with UNE
Mr David NeilsonLayman not associated with UNE
Dr Deborah ApthorpAcademic at UNE with experience in human research
Prof Neil SmartAcademic at UNE with experience in human research
Dr Michael AkinlabiAcademic at UNE with experience in human research
Dr Helen HarperAcademic at UNE with experience in human research
A/Prof Finex NdhlovuAcademic at UNE with experience in human research
Mr Charles HebblewhiteMinister of religion
Ms Michelle de SouzaLawyer
Mr Colin AhoyAboriginal Elder
Mr Guido PosthausenDirector of Oorala
Mr Michael BroganAboriginal or Torres Strait Islander with a tertiary qualification & research experience
Mrs Jo-Ann SozouHuman Research Ethics Officer & HREC Secretary