eCite Digital Repository

Research involving humans: A time for change?


Chalmers, DRC, Research involving humans: A time for change?, The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 32, (4) pp. 583-595. ISSN 1073-1105 (2004) [Refereed Article]

Restricted - Request a copy

Copyright Statement

The definitive published version is available online at:

Official URL:

DOI: doi:10.1111/j.1748-720X.2004.tb01964.x


The article examines how ethical review can be maintained and substantially improved for the protection ofparticipants in medical and health research. The focus is 011 the Australian regime, but the Australian experience exemplifies trends in other developed nations, notably the USA," towards greater regulation and away from self-regulation. In particular, this article attempts to identify reasons for the clear trend. The article will also examine the extensive recommendations of the joint Australian Law Reform Commission and Australian Health Ethics Committee in their Report entitled Essentiallu You)"s. dealing with the protection of human genetic information.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Public law
Research Field:Public law not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Justice and the law not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Chalmers, DRC (Professor Don Chalmers)
ID Code:30759
Year Published:2004
Web of Science® Times Cited:5
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2004-08-01
Last Modified:2010-05-20
Downloads:1 View Download Statistics

Repository Staff Only: item control page