About Us

The New Zealand Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes) was formed from the clinical research focus group to foster and promote clinical research, and is the professional association for clinical researchers in New Zealand. NZACRes holds regular meetings to bring together members of the clinical research community, to discuss issues and create collaborative solutions for our industry.

Members include:

  • Investigators, Study Coordinators, Physicians, Clinical Research Nurses, University and Hospital based research personnel
  • Clinical Research Managers, Clinical Research Associates, Regulatory Specialists and personnel from research institutes
  • Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device research personnel
  • Pharmacists and Laboratory personnel
  • Health Economists, Biostatisticians and Data Managers
  • Medical Writers and Industry Consultants

NZACRes is a non-profit scientific educational organisation.  It is run by an elected team of volunteer officers from amongst its members.

Our Goal

Our overarching goal is to promote and support clinical research in New Zealand by:

  • acting as a conduit for networking within the industry;
  • providing information and resources for the industry in New Zealand;
  • educating stakeholders on issues pertinent to clinical research in New Zealand
  • supporting and encouraging training opportunities for our members;
  • promoting New Zealand as a preferred location for clinical research.

NZACRes organises events encouraging networking opportunities amongst our peers within our industry. Currently regional meetings are held in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.  NZACRes holds the annual NZACRes Clinical Research Conference where invited speakers from New Zealand and overseas present on topics of interest to researchers.

NZACRes membership is open to all those who have an interest in clinical research.  Membership fee for 2016 is set at $75.00 (including GST) or $50.00 for student membership. To become a member please apply to register here.

NZACRes is a non-profit scientific educational organisation.  It is run by an elected team of volunteer officers from amongst its members.

       


Latest News

An Introduction to Clinical Trials and Research

Article posted 15 January 2018
NZACRes is holding a one day workshop in Wellington on Saturday 10 February aimed at providing an introduction to the basic principles of design and conduct of clinical trials.
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2018 NZACRes Meeting plan

Article Posted 6 December 2017
As signalled at the AGM held at the time of the recent very successful Annual Conference, your Committee has been considering a number of changes to the program of events for the coming year. The intention is to broaden the engagement with Members and to better serve the goals of the Association, in terms of supporting and fostering clinical research in New Zealand

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New Zealand Health Research Strategy 2017-2027

Article posed 9 August 2017
Following public consultation the Ministry of Health have released the

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