Guideline documentation for SIEF activities:
Research Projects - please refer to application form for guidelines
Promotion of Science programs - please refer to the application forms for guidelines
Publicity associated with SIEF - SIEF’s funds originate from public monies, e.g. the proceeds of commercialising CSIRO’s Wi-Fi patent. As such, SIEF is transparent and open about the use of these funds, including identifying details about funding recipients, project details and project outcomes. SIEF will usually consult with relevant parties prior to any publications, but in some circumstances this may not be possible.
Laws and Codes of Conduct:
SIEF is committed to fostering the highest ethical standards in research. SIEF-funded research should comply with all applicable laws and codes of conduct, including:
- Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research;
- if applicable, The National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007);
- guidelines issued or adopted by the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Office of Gene Technology Regulator and all other relevant Australian regulatory agencies in relation to research involving human or animal subjects;
- Part 4 of the Charter of United Nations Act 1945 and the Charter of United Nations (Terrorism and Dealing with Assets) Regulations 2002 (see www.dfat.gov.au/icat/UNSC_financial_sanctions.html);
- relevant equal opportunity and anti-discrimination laws;
- relevant work, health and safety laws.