BANDUNG-Rector of Universitas Padjadjaran Prof. Tri Hanggono Achmad inaugurated the establishment of Unpad Research Ethics Committee. This committee is expected to improve the quality of research and learning in Unpad so as to strengthen its usefulness in society.
Inauguration of Research Ethics Committee was conducted by the Rector during the opening of basic and advanced ethics training which was followed by a number of lecturers at Unpad which was held at Unpad Training Center, Jalan Ir. H. Djuanda No. 4, Bandung. In the event, also attended the leadership of the Academic Senate, the chairman of the Board of Professors, and faculty leaders in Unpad.
The Rector said the research is part of scientific development strategy in universities. This development aims to make universities more useful in society to answer the challenges.
"Sejal early design research must think about the true side maslahatnya. This is where the importance of we understand the true aspects of research ethics, "said Rector, Wednesday (24/1)
The effort to establish a research ethic committee in Unpad was first initiated by the Faculty of Medicine. Established since 1990, FK Unpad Research Committee was established in line with the increasing number of research in FK, both independent research and collaboration with domestic and foreign institutions.
This committee plays an important role in maintaining the quality of research. The role is not only to protect the rights of the research subjects, but also to ensure the rights and obligations of researchers remain intact. Until now, the Research Committee of Unpad Medical Faculty succeeded in getting international re-recognition and become the reference of ethical application for researchers at national level.
The Research Ethics Committee of Unpad is chaired by Drs. Meita Dhamayanti, dr., Sp.A (K), M.Kes., And the secretary of Nur Atik, dr., M.Kes., PhD.
This training was filled by the delivery of material from a number of lecturers of Unpad who have attended training at Rutgers University, Unpad partners in the development of ethics commissions. In addition, Dr. Banerjee's and Dr. Smita Thakker Varia from Rutgers University is also present as a speaker. jo