Division of Medical Ethics and Law


​Annual ARESA Research Ethics Seminar

The 9th Annual ARESA Research Ethics Seminar - 16th and 17th September 2021 

The 9th Annual ARESA seminar planned for 2020 was postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time in its history, the ARESA seminar was held fully online. More than 70 delegates from various Southern African Research Ethics Committees (RECs) attended our annual seminar, and we were delighted to welcome back ARESA alumni. The theme was 'Ethical challenges raised by COVID-19 in Southern Africa.'

4 & 5 April  2019​ -  Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers, Cape Town

The Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, Stellenbosch University and the Center for Bioethics, University of North Carolina co- hosted its 8th Annual ARESA Research Ethics Seminar on 4 & 5 May 2019 at the Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers, Cape Town. This was an exciting and informative seminar for REC members and researchers. Both national and international speakers to discuss a variety of current, pertinent and controversial topics in research ethics.