Welcome!

Thank you for visiting us. This is the webpage for a program of research on the ethics of cancer screening at the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine at the University of Sydney. 

This is a large program of work, made up of seven projects. Each project addresses a different research question or set of research questions. The project will continue at least through to 2016.

We are a team of researchers from different backgrounds:

A/Prof Stacy Carter: Public health ethics

A/Prof Lucie Rychetnik: Knowledge translation

Prof Alex Barratt: Epidemiology

Dr Chris Degeling: History and philosophy of science

and a team of PhD scholars: Gemma Jacklyn, Lisa Parker, Kristen Pickles and Jane Williams

There is a page for each project, including contacts.

This study has been approved the Cancer Institute NSW Population & Health Services Research Ethics Committee (HREC/12/CIPHS/46), and is supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC – Grant 1023197). A/Prof Stacy Carter is supported by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship 1032963. Gemma Jacklyn is supported by NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship 1023197. Lisa Parker is supported by NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship 1038517. Jane Williams is supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award.