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

NZACRes General Meeting 17th March 2017

Article posted 13 March 2017
A short AGM will be held in the course of the One Day Educational Meeting in Christchurch, to permit the financial accounts for the year ending December 31, 2016, to be presented to the Association and for certain amendments to the Association’s Rules (Constitution) to be considered and voted on by the membership.

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Health and Disabilities Commissioner consultation on research involving participants who are unable to provide informed consent

Article posted 10 March 2017
HDC is commencing a consultation regarding research with participants who are unable to give informed consent.

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NZACRes One Day Educational Meeting in Christchurch

Article posted 7 March 2017
Be in quick to register for the last remaining places

As part of its commitment to organise a number of regional meetings throughout NZ, NZACRes is holding a One Day Educational Meeting for personnel from Research Sites, CROs and Biopharma to be held as follows

Location: The George Hotel, in Christchurch on
Time: Friday 17 March, 2017 from 9.00am to 4.00pm.

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