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Research and Ethics

Apunipima is committed to building relationships with organisations and institutions to support Health Research that has direct benefits to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples of Cape York.

With the appointment of a Research Coordinator and the establishment of a Research Governance Committee, Apunipima is moving toward building a strong research agenda with a strong focus on health and social emotional wellbeing across the lifespan for the peoples of Cape York peninsula.

Some of the strategic research priorities at Apunipima are:

• Community Control organisational strategic research governance  
• Apunipima driven, long term, priority research agenda  
• Build solid relationships with local, national and international research institutions
• Formal processes for community input and research advice
• Provide a structure for Apunipima staff to advise on relevant research questions
• Enhance staff and organisational research capacity
• Maintain a database of current research activities
• Ongoing support of internal Health Action Team involvement in research 
Please see a range of research guides which correspond to Apunipima's approach.

For more information about Apunipima's research program, or if you would like to apply to do research for or with Apunipima, please contact Research Coordinator.


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Research in Cape York

Apunipima is committed to research conducted substantially for and by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people