Contact Research Ethics office

If you have a concern or complaint about the conduct of Swinburne’s research, please contact our research ethics office.

Research Ethics Office

t: +61 3 9214 3845 or +61 3 9214 8145
f: +61 3 9214 5267


Research Ethics Office
Swinburne Research (H68)
Swinburne University of Technology
PO Box 218
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Campus address

Internal Mail No. 68
Level 1, Swinburne Place South
Hawthorn Campus

Research and ethics advisers (Human Research)

A first point of contact for seeking advice on human research ethics should be to the appropriate adviser listed below (if a Faculty, discipline, Centre or local unit has one):

FacultyResearch ethics adviserDepartment/School/Centre
Faculty of Business and Law
Dr Julian Vieceli Department of Management and Marketing
Dr Reza Tajaddini Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design (FHAD)   Dr Simone Buzwell Department of Psychological Sciences
A/Prof Deirdre Barron Department of Communication Design and Digital Media
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology (FSET) A/Prof Philip Branch Department of Telecommunications, Electrical, Robotics and Biomedical Engineering
Dr Matthew Ebbatson Department of Aviation
Dr Markus Lumpe Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Dr Ant Edwards Department of Mathematics


FacultyResearch ethics adviser
Faculty of Language and Communication Dr Bertha Chin Lu Phin
Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science Dr Daniel Tan Lee Tung
Dr Hwang Siaw San
Faculty of Business and Design Mr James Loi Chun Han
Dr Heidi Collins

Research Ethics contacts

Enquiry StaffPhone
  • Research ethics policy and administration
  • Concerns about the ethical review process
  • Clinical trials

Dr Astrid Nordmann
Research Ethics Co-ordinator

+61 3 9214 3845
  • Research ethics administration
  • SUHREC Subcommittees (SHESCs)
  • Project reports and monitoring

Sally Fried
Research Ethics Officer

+61 3 9214 8145
  • Animal ethics
  • Research integrity and governance matters

Dr Ann Gaeth
Research Integrity Co-ordinator

+61 3 9214 8356
  • Biosafety

Sheila Hamilton-Brown
Executive Officer, Biosafety

+61 3 9214 5935