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Research on human beings has significantly increased in ethical and scientific complexity. Ethics review is at a fork in the road. Either we significantly increase the resources we provide to support institutional research ethics committees. Or we abandon the institutional base of human research ethics review and move to model of expert suprainstitutional ethics committees.


Journal article


Monash Bioeth Rev

Publication Date





S74 - S77


Biomedical and Behavioral Research, Australia, Ethical Review, Ethics Committees, Research, Financial Support, Humans