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Research assistance and collaboration form

Who should use this form: Researchers seeking support from ABA

When this form should be used: When requesting access to ABA members, staff or archives for research purposes.


ABA supports high quality research on breastfeeding-related subjects only:

  • lactation
  • breastfeeding
  • breastmilk
  • breastfeeding environments
  • ABA paid and volunteer staff, or members (past or present) or ABA services.

Reciprocal agreements

By accepting research support from ABA you agree to:

  • Acknowledge ABA support when publishing or presenting your results (in some instances our logo may be provided for use) including your ABA Approval number.
  • Display your ABA Approval number in advertisements, participant call outs etc

Submit a paper based on your research to our peer-reviewed journal Breastfeeding Review. Details for submission can be found here – www.abaprofessional.asn.au/breastfeeding-review/

Or if you would prefer a shorter more relaxed feature article for our monthly Professional Newsletter. Please contact bir@breastfeeding.asn.au for further details.

Notes

  • We only support research where it is in the interests of the Association, our members or staff (past and present) and the community.
  • ABA will endeavour to provide access to potential research participants when required but cannot guarantee participation
  • ABA will not approve research funded by companies or their subsidiaries that manufacture, distribute or sell infant formula or artificial baby milk, including follow-on or toddler formulas
  • Access to ABA members or staff will be negotiated with each individual applicant. This may incur an advertising fee.

How to apply

  1. Read the ABA Research Policy
  2. Complete the webform below.
  3. You will then be invoiced for a non-refundable $120 administration

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               Related policies: Research Policy

Project description
Chief investigator
Project details
Limit to 50 words
Limite to 50 words
Ethics approval
Ethics approval status
For research requiring ethics approval, provisional approval may be given prior to human research ethics approval being obtained, but final approval will only be given once ethics approval has been granted. 
Is this research being done by ABA about ABA services?
Australian Breastfeeding Association Research
I agree that:
Supporting documentation
Upload the following documents
A lay description of the study – no more than 200 words
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, docx.
A scientific decsription of the study - no more than 200 words
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, docx, .
A statement of the significance of the study - no more than 200 words
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, docx, .
A statement regarding risks, if any, to the participants
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, docx, .
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, docx, .
The information provided to potential participants before they begin a survey or questionnaire.
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, docx, .
The questionnaire/s or survey/s being sent to participants, if applicable
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, docx, .
Declaration
By submitting my application for consideration I, the Chief Investigator, acknowledge that:
Office use only
Outcome
Approved by
Does research project involve ABA or the services offered by ABA?
Has copy of research publication been received by BIR team?
Has synopsis/report of research project been received and/or published in ABA publication?
Has research publication been submitted to Breastfeeding Review?
Approved by
Senior Manager Breastfeeding Information and Research
Date approved