All research conducted at Bolton Clarke or by Bolton Clarke staff requires review of the merit and rigour of the research proposal and protocol. In addition, research that has any perceived or actual impact on clients, staff or resources in the clinical area requires support and sponsorship from Bolton Clarke At Home Support Services, Residential Aged Care and Retirement Living.
The Bolton Clarke Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) protects the welfare and rights of individuals, groups or communities who participate in research projects conducted within Bolton Clarke. If a project involves Bolton Clarke clients or staff, it is preferred that ethical review be undertaken by the Bolton Clarke HREC before submission to other ethic committees.
We welcome approaches from researchers and research organisations or groups to collaborate with Bolton Clarke in conducting research. External applications will be assigned to a Bolton Clarke Research Institute researcher to assist with facilitation of the application process and to actively participate in the research project. Please allow a couple of weeks for the application process when considering your submission date. Within your application, please include a statement outlining the benefit/s to Bolton Clarke from the proposed study.
Please send any enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Before submitting your research project to us, please read through the following required reading
Please complete the following documents for the submission of your application to the Bolton Clarke Human Research Ethics Committee
Please see additional documents for examples of plain English and complaints procedure
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