Margaret M. Coady is an Honorary Researcher at the Youth Research Centre, University of Melbourne. She has published extensively on children’s and families’ rights and on professional ethics, has held Research Fellowships at the Center for Human Values at Princeton University, the Rockefeller Center at Bellagio, Italy, the Kennedy Institute for Ethics at Georgetown University. She has received three Australian Research Council grants and was a Chief Investigator in the successful application to establish the Centre for Philosophy and Public Ethics. She has lectured on children’s rights in universities in Singapore, China, the U.K., and the U.S.A. She was an ethics consultant to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, the Australian Association of Social Workers, the Victorian College of Optometry. She was a member of the Psychosurgery Review Board, the Victorian Government Child Death Review Committee, the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority, and is still a member of the Victoria Police Human Research Ethics Committee, and the Royal Women’s Hospital Ethics Advisory Group. She is at present completing a chapter called The Nature of Professions: implications for psychiatrists for Psychiatric Ethics ed S. Bloch O.U.P. 2020, and working on a project entitled Children, Rights and Freedoms.
Margaret M. Coady The Nature of the Professions: implications for psychiatry ed. Sidney Bloch Oxford University Press, Oxford (to be published 2020 Submitted and contract signed 2018)
Margaret M. Coady Beyond the ethics application: thoughts and suggestions on informed consent in research with children and youth in Jenny Chesters and Hernan Cuervo (ed) Youth Research Centre Publication series ( 2019).
Margaret M. Coady and John Tobin Understanding Children’s Rights in Early Childhood: Some Implications for Policy and Practice in The Routledge International Handbook On Children’s Rights submitted November 2018
Margaret M. Coady and Kylie Smith Rethinking informed consent with children under the age of three in ed Christopher M. Schulte Ethics and Research with Young Children Bloomsbury Academic, London (Submitted and contract signed December 2018, published 2019)