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HEALYAC 2019-2020: Meeting 5

HEALYAC 2019-2020: Meeting 5

          Following the viewing of the documentary of Henrietta Lack’s life, the YAC discussed the ethical issues and lessons that could be drawn from the film. The importance of ethics and constant amendment over time was understood by each member.          Later, the YAC discussed the major projects that the council […]

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HEALYAC 2019-2020: Meeting 4

           In this meeting, the HEAL staff and YAC discussed the potential creation of subcommittees. It was decided that smaller groups of council members would be created in times of need to support the advancement of specific campaigns or projects, which would then be brought back to the wider council for […]

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HEALYAC 2019-2020: Meeting 3

For our third meeting, Katelyn Harris, a member from Western’s Research Ethics Boards (REB), came in to discuss research ethics with the council. All research conducted by students, staff, and faculty at Western University is evaluated and approved by the university’s ethics board to ensure it meets a set of standards, best practices, laws, and […]

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