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Tarrn doon nonin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Ethics Project Award

The Lowitja Institute is committed to undertaking research in ways that are culturally safe and ethically acceptable for everyone who is involved – research participants, communities/organisations and other interested community members, as well as the research team. Ethical research in this sector involves Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities influencing what, why, how and when research is done, as well as how it is used.

Tarrn doon nonin is the Woiwurrung language term for 'trust'

The Lowitja Institute is proud to offer the Tarrn doon nonin Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Ethics Project Award, inaugurated in 2015. The award recognises and upholds respectful ethical practice in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research.

The award includes

The project representative will be notified two weeks prior to the announcement and presentation of the award to be held at the Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2019 on 18–20 June 2019 in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. For more information about the conference visit conference2019.lowitja.org.au.

Eligibility criteria

The award is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research projects that:

AND

Previous winners include Mr John Singer, Dr Rosie King and Ms Janet Stajic for their work at the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia.

To apply complete the application form and referee form and submit HERE.
Instructions for applying are included in the application form.