Human Research Ethics Committee

The CQUniversity Human Research Ethics Committee (CQUHREC) is responsible for assessing and providing clearance to any research undertaken by university staff or Research Masters or Doctorate candidates involving:

  • the use of humans;
  • the use of human material; and
  • the use of data or records from which individual subjects may be identified.

The standard operating procedures of the Human Research Ethics Committee are in accordance with:

Consent Waivers and Exemptions

CQUniversity has granted waivers of consent for the following projects, in accordance with clause 2.3 of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research - '2.3.12 Given the importance of maintaining public confidence in the research process, it is the responsibility of each institution to make publicly accessible (for example in annual reports) summary descriptions of all its research projects for which consent has been waived under paragraphs 2.3.10 and 2.3.11'.

Project Approval Number Research Project Information

(14/09/2020 to 01/08/2021)     

On 03/09/2020 the requirement for consent was waived for the project ‘Motivational beliefs and contextual factors shaping secondary classroom music teachers’ implementation of student self-reflection practices in music performance learning,’ under 2.3.10 of the National Statement. The project uses de-identified data previously collected for research with participants’ consent. The aim of the project is to explore and determine secondary classroom music teachers' motivational beliefs and contextual factors that influence their use of student self-evaluation practices in music performance learning.


Moodle (Ethics)