All our research studies are approved by the


  • Princess Margaret Hospital for Children Ethics Commmittee 
  • Women and Newborn Health Services Ethics Committee


Approval can be obtained from other hospital or university human research ethics committees to allow us to promote our studies through their organisations.


The role of an Ethics Committee is to consider the ethical implications of proposed research projects involving human subjects.  All ethics committees follow the guidelines as set out in the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research.