Welcome to AfRE
If you have an interest in research involving human beings, the Association for Research Ethics can help.
AREC Newsletter for October 2013
Science and Technology Committee
Third Report - Clinical Trials
Read about it here
Retraction Watch - Science reporter spoofs hundreds of open access journals with fake papers - article here
Making an application to an NHS REC, FREE training at the University of Manchester on 25th November 2013.
This workshop is particularly suitable for students or anyone making applications for review to an NHS REC.
A step by step guide on how to make the application and
a look at what can be done to facilitate better applications
The EQUATOR (Enhancing the Quality and Transparency of Health Research) Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the reliability and value of published health research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting and wider use of robust reporting guidelines. Check out their good practice guidelines here
The Randomized Registry Trial — The Next Disruptive Technology in Clinical Research? Click here for the full article
FDA takes step to encourage pediatric drug studies. For more information, click here
A new IOM study will explore strategies for the responsible sharing
of clinical trial data, read about it here
Online forum - register now, just click the icon on the right and have fun sharing, learning and supporting your community
Should children be involved in research? Read this article and post your views on the AREC forum.
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AfRE is an independent, self-governing body of Research Ethics Community Members, with the aim of fostering excellence in research involving human participants that will enhance human health or well-being.