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.

2020 Meeting Dates

Committee membership

NameCategory
VacantChair
Dr Megan HobbsDeputy Chair & Academic at UNE with experience in human research
Ms Emma KnightLaywoman not associated with UNE
Mrs Cynthia GeiheLaywoman not associated with UNE
VacantLayman not associated with UNE
Mr David NeilsonLayman not associated with UNE
Dr Deborah ApthorpAcademic at UNE with experience in human research
Dr Adrian GrayAcademic at UNE with experience in human research
Dr France QuinnAcademic at UNE with experience in human research
A/Prof Finex NdhlovuAcademic at UNE with experience in human research
VacantMember with knowledge of, and current experience in, the professional care, counselling or treatment of people
Mr Charles HebblewhiteMinister of religion
Ms Michelle de SouzaLawyer
Mr Colin AhoyAboriginal Elder
Mr Guido PosthausenDirector of Oorala
VacantAboriginal or Torres Strait Islander with a tertiary qualification & research experience
Mrs Jo-Ann SozouHuman Research Ethics Officer & HREC Secretary