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Australian Code references

These references form Appendix 3 of the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (PDF 508kb, download Adobe Acrobat)

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AIATSIS (2000). Guideline for Ethical Research in Indigenous Studies, (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies).

NHMRC (1997). Joint NHMRC/AVCC Statement and Guidelines on Research Practice, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.

NHMRC (2002, 2005). Statement on Consumer and Community Participation in Health and Medical Research (the Statement on Participation), Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.

NHMRC (2003). Values and Ethics: Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.

NHMRC (2004). Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes, 7th edition (the Code of Practice), Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.

NHMRC (2005). Keeping research on track: a guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples about health research ethics, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.

NHMRC (2007). National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) - Updated December 2013 (the National Statement), Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.

Examples of published guidelines for authorship

APS Guidelines for Professional Conduct, American Physical Society.

Authorship Guidelines (Word doc), The British Sociological Association

Guidelines on Good Publication and the Code of Conduct, Committee on Publication Ethics.

Publication Policies (For authors and referees), Nature.

Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals, International Committee of Medical Journal Editors.

Statement on biosecurity

IAP (2005). IAP Statement on Biosecurity (PDF file), InterAcademy Panel on International Issues.

Surveys of research misconduct

Geggie D (2001). A survey of newly appointed consultants' attitudes towards research fraud. Journal of Medical Ethics 27(5):344-346.

Henry DA, Kerridge IH, Hill SR, McNeill PM, Doran E, Newby DA, Henderson KM, Maguire J, Stokes BJ, Macdonald GJ, and Day RO (2005). Medical specialists and pharmaceutical industrysponsored research: a survey of the Australian experience. Medical Journal of Australia 182: 557.

Martinson BC, Anderson MS and de Vries R (2005). Scientists behaving badly. Nature 435:737-738.