Faculty Research

Research Repository

Research Repository is an institutional repository of the research and scholarly output produced by Avondale staff and post-graduate students. It contributes to the growing international trend for open access to scholarly outputs and makes research literature freely available online.


  • Assessment is a central feature of teaching and the curriculum
  • Assessment is the making of judgements about how students’ work meets appropriate standards
  • Assessment plays a key role in both fostering learning and the certification of students

Ethics Approval

Research involving human subjects needs approval by the Avondale Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC). Such research may involve the use of surveys, questionnaires, interviews, invasive procedures, etc. The function of the HREC is to safeguard the ethical rights of subjects of human research.


Research Training

Avondale's Research Training Support Framework provides support, advice and resources for Avondale staff involved in the supervision of honours and postgraduate, and candidates enrolled in honours and postgraduate research degrees.