Roles and Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilites

This section explores the roles and responsibilities of researchers conducting research using linked data.

The information has been provided to give researchers the knowledge and understanding of their roles and responsibilities required to conduct high quality research.

This section considers three key aspects: research conduct; ethical responsibilities and legal requirements and examines particular aspects of their application to data linkage research. The information pertaining to researchers' roles and responsibilities has been drawn from the:

  • Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (2007);
  • National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007); and
  • Privacy legislation.