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Information Sheet and Informed Consent Student Research Project for the Subject: Business Research Method (MGT5BRM) 2016 Project Title: Attitudes of Students towards ageism Name of Lecturer: Dr. Marthin Nanere Description of the Research Project: Australia is an aging population with a much larger percentage of the population occupying the older demographic. The Australian bureau of statistics concludes “Over the next several decades, population ageing is projected to have implications for Australia, including; health, size of the working-age population, housing and demand for skilled labour.” Demographic changes bring with them changes in perception from other members of the population. Young people in Australia are one demographic with opinions in regards to aging. This research proposes an examination of the perception of university students to older Australians and the willingness to work with them. The definition of “older Australian” and “older adult/worker” as people aged 50 and older. Each student will administer the questionnaires. Please take time to respond to the questions which should take about 5 – 10 minutes to complete. The information collected from this survey may be published in a seminar or forum. However, this information will be kept confidential at all times. As the results will be discussed and explained in aggregate formats, individual information will be kept confidential. If you wish to at any time discontinue this survey please do so, as you reserve the right to discontinue at any time without penalty. Your agreement to participate in this survey constitutes your informed consent as to the aim of the survey and how the information will be utilised. Since the survey is confidential, no personal data will be available and informed to the participants. Should you wish to obtain a copy of the report, please contact the lecturer, Dr. Nanere. Any questions regarding this project may be directed to Dr. Nanere at 5444 7952 or [email protected] We thank you very much for your participation in this research project and survey.

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