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Here, you'll find an overview of our organisational structure and key policies. While not all policies are displayed here, we aim to provide transparency and accountability in our operations. If you require access to additional policies, please don't hesitate to contact us. 

Please note that as a new charity/association, we are continuously developing and adding new policies. Therefore, some policies might not be listed here but will be available soon. Thank you for your interest in REA's commitment to ethical research practices

REA Co-Founders

REA Governance/Trustees

REA Team

Finance Officer: Our Finance Officer oversees the financial aspects of the Research Ethics Association's operations. This role involves budget management, financial reporting, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations to support REA's mission.

Policy and Governance Officer: The Policy and Governance Officer is responsible for developing and implementing policies that uphold ethical research practices at the Research Ethics Association. This role focuses on governance compliance and adopting a culture of accountability within REA.

Media Officer: Our Media Officer manages REA's media presence and communications strategies. This role involves creating social media content, press releases, and other communication materials to raise awareness about ethical research practices and engage stakeholders.

Podcast Director: The Podcast Director leads the production of REA's podcast series, facilitating discussions on research ethics and related topics. This role involves content development, scheduling, and ensuring the quality of podcast episodes to promote dialogue within the research community.

Events Organiser: Our Events Organiser coordinates REA's events, including conferences, workshops, and seminars. This role involves planning logistics, managing schedules, and engaging participants to ensure successful events that promote collaboration and knowledge sharing on research ethics.

Education and Training Officer: Our Education and Training Officer develops and implements educational programs and training initiatives to promote awareness and understanding of research ethics among stakeholders. This role focuses on providing resources and support to facilitate ethical research practices.

Outreach and Engagement Officer: The Outreach and Engagement Officer leads outreach efforts to engage with diverse communities and stakeholders, fostering collaboration and dialogue on research ethics. This role involves building partnerships, organizing outreach events, and promoting community engagement initiatives.

Technology and Data Officer: Our Technology and Data Officer oversees the ethical use of technology and data in research, ensuring data protection and privacy standards are upheld. This role focuses on implementing technology solutions and data management strategies that align with ethical principles.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer: The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion within REA and the broader research community. This role involves advocating for equitable access to research opportunities and resources, and implementing initiatives to promote a diverse and inclusive environment.

International Relations Officer: Our International Relations Officer facilitates partnerships and collaborations with international organisations and stakeholders to promote ethical research practices on a global scale. This role involves building relationships, coordinating international initiatives, and representing REA in global forums.

Member Services Officer: The Member Services Officer manages membership programs and services, providing support and resources to REA members. This role involves maintaining member records, coordinating member communications, and organizing member events to foster a sense of community and engagement.

Special Interest Group (SIG) Convenors: Our Special Interest Group (SIG) Convenors lead and facilitate specialised groups within the Research Ethics Association focused on specific areas of interest or expertise. These groups provide a platform for members to engage in in-depth discussions, share knowledge, and collaborate on relevant topics within the field of research ethics. SIG Convenors play a key role in organising meetings, workshops, and other activities to promote dialogue and learning among members with shared interests.

REA Associates: REA Associates are independent professionals who provide workshops, training, and other learning opportunities on behalf of the Research Ethics Association. These individuals are REA members who have expertise in research ethics and related areas and are approved by REA to deliver educational content independently. REA Associates play a valuable role in expanding the reach of REA's educational initiatives and promoting ethical research practices within their respective communities and organisations.

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