Concerns and complaints

If you have a concern about research conducted by UniSA researchers, or wish to make a complaint, there are several options open to you, depending on the nature of the concern.

If your concern relates to Human Research Ethics, please contact the Executive Officer of the Human Research Ethics Committee. Phone: 08 8302 6330 Email: humanethics@unisa.edu.au

If your concern relates to Animal Ethics, please contact the Executive Officer of the Animal Ethics Committee. Phone: 08 8302 3523  Email: animalethics@unisa.edu.au

If your concern relates to Biosafety, please contact the Executive Officer of the Institutional Biosafety Committee. Phone: 08 8302 3723 Email: biosafety@unisa.edu.au

If you have a concern about a more general matter of research integrity, please contact the Manager: Research Integrity. Phone: 08 8302 5835 Email: researchintegrity@unisa.edu.au

You may also contact one of the University's Research Integrity Advisors.

If you wish to have a confidential conversation regarding a potential breach of the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, you can have this with a Line Manager, Supervisor, Research Integrity Advisor, or the Manager: Research Integrity. However, please first consider any conflicts of interest these people may have for your particular situation.

Research Integrity Advisors and the Manager: Research Integrity can also advise on the University's procedures for making a formal complaint regarding a potential breach of the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research. 

The University’s Research Integrity Policy and Research Integrity Procedure provide information and guidance regarding concerns or complaints about potential breaches of the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research. 

If you wish to make a formal complaint of this kind against a UniSA staff member, you must complete THIS FORM, and email it to the Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and Enterprise.