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GFBR fellowships – applications open on 14 November 2018

Applications open on 14 November for GFBR Fellowships on the theme the ‘ethics of data sharing and biobanking in health research’. Find out details of what Fellowships are available and how to apply here. An up-to-date list of potential fellowship hosts is available from the GFBR secretariat. The deadline for applications is 16 January 2019 9.00am GMT.

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GFBR award 2018 – nominations now open

The annual GFBR award recognises an individual’s significant contribution to progress in international research ethics. If you know someone who has demonstrated their long-term commitment to research ethics, contributes to the field globally, not just locally and has influenced change in guidelines and/or regulation, we’d love to hear from you! Nomination should be made using

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Call now open for GFBR 2018

The Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (GFBR) will hold a two-day meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 13-14 November 2018 on the theme of: “the ethics of data sharing and biobanking in health research”. Data sharing and biobanking are increasingly being used to support global health research. These approaches have the potential to

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Congratulations Jim Lavery!

Jim Lavery is recipient of the GFBR 2017 award in recognition of his significant contribution to progress in international research ethics. Jim is Hilton Chair in Global Health Ethics, Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health in the Rollins School of Public Health, and Faculty of the Center for Ethics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. GFBR is delighted

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GFBR fellowships – applications now open!

Applications are now open for the GFBR Fellowships on the theme ‘ethics of alternative clinical trial designs and methods in LMIC research’. Find out details of what Fellowships are available and how to apply here. An up-to-date list of potential fellowship hosts is available from the GFBR secretariat. The deadline for applications is 22 January

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GFBR 2017 takes place next week! Follow the events on Twitter

Next week the GFBR will convene two meetings in Bangkok, Thailand. The main meeting will be on the theme the ‘ethics of alternative clinical trial designs and methods in LMIC research’. This two day meeting will be followed by a satellite on the ‘ethics of research with refugee and migrant populations’, which the GFBR has

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Fellowship publication

Congratulation to GFBR fellow Derrick Aarons on the publication of his paper ‘Research in epidemic and emergency situations: A model for collaboration and expediting ethics review in two Caribbean countries’ in Developing World Bioethics. Derrick was awarded his fellowship after the 2015 GFBR meeting on ‘emerging epidemic infections and experimental medical treatments’. His project involved

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GFBR award – nominations now open

The annual GFBR award recognises an individual’s significant contribution to progress in international research ethics. If you know someone who has demonstrated their long-term commitment to research ethics, contributes to the field globally, not just locally and has influenced change in guidelines and/or regulation, we’d love to hear from you! Nomination should be made using

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GFBR fellowships 2016/2017 awarded!

We are pleased to announce that the second round of GFBR Fellowships have been awarded. Following a competitive process, the recipients of GFBR Fellowships for 2016-17 are: Dr Ricardo Palacios – Instituto Butantan, Brasil – “Development of reference documents to incorporate pregnant women in vaccine clinical development plans” Dr Irene Melamed – Latin American School

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Call now open for GFBR 2017

The GFBR will hold a two-day meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on 28-29 November 2017 on the theme of: “the ethics of alternative clinical trial designs and methods in low- and middle- income country research”. Alternative clinical trial designs and methods are increasingly being used in place of the conventional randomised controlled clinical trial (RCT) in

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