Reporting adverse incidents
For research particpants:
If you have a complaint about a specific research project or a researcher, please contact Research Integrity
Phone: +61 2 8627 8176
Fax: +61 2 8627 8177
All serious and unexpected adverse events for clinical trials interventional research should be reported to the HREC within 72 hours. These include adverse drug reactions or adverse clinical signs, symptoms or conditions caused by devices to participants and/or researchers.
All unforseen events that might affect continued ethical conduct of the project should be reported to the HREC as soon as possible. These events may include unanticipated incidents of harm to participants – including physical harm, anxiety, pain, psychological disturbance, devaluation of personal worth and social advantage – or harm to the reputation of the researchers and/or the University.