In this section
The research program aims to produce world-class research in
children's bioethics through the establishment of a sound
evidence-base for ethical decision-making and rigorous, systematic
and theory based ethical analysis.
Specific areas of interest and activity in paediatric ethics
This project was funded by the Alfred
This project investigates consent in research
involving children. Parental consent is the ethical cornerstone of
research involving children, but the concept of 'consent', both of
the parent and the child, is not as well understood as it could be.
This can lead to a problematic lack of clarity of the ethical role
of and requirements for consent in some situations. This project
aims to address this problem.
The central aims of the project are to:
Fore more information: https://www.mcri.edu.au/research/projects/consent-research
projects are identified and summarised, including
proposed funding requirements and timelines.