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University of the South Pacific’s HUMAN RESEARCH ETHICS: A Handbook for USP Researchers0

Posted by Admin in on May 30, 2015
 

“This Handbook explains the values and principles that guide processes and practices of research involving human participants at the University of the South Pacific.

“The ethical values and principles described here apply to all University activities, to all its staff and student researchers including those visiting for short periods, and to any research agreements or partnerships that the University establishes.

“The University’s human ethics will be compliant with the laws of individual University member states, particularly in relation to privacy, confidentiality, ownership, intellectual property requirements, research permit requirements and human rights.”

Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (2014)0

Posted by Admin in on May 30, 2015
 

The TCPS 2 (2014) is the latest version of the Canadian national reference for human research ethics. The document was issued by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), or “the Agencies.”

The TCPS 2 (2014) includes the following chapters:

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 – ETHICS FRAMEWORK
  • Chapter 2 – SCOPE AND APPROACH
  • Chapter 3 – THE CONSENT PROCESS
  • Chapter 4 – FAIRNESS AND EQUITY IN RESEARCH PARTICIPATION
  • Chapter 5 – PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
  • Chapter 6 – GOVERNANCE OF RESEARCH ETHICS REVIEW
  • Chapter 7 – CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
  • Chapter 8 – MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL RESEARCH
  • Chapter 9 – RESEARCH INVOLVING THE FIRST NATIONS, INUIT AND MÉTIS PEOPLES OF CANADA
  • Chapter 10 – QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
  • Chapter 11 – CLINICAL TRIALS
  • Chapter 12 – HUMAN BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS INCLUDING MATERIALS RELATED TO HUMAN REPRODUCTION
  • Chapter 13 – HUMAN GENETIC RESEARCH
  • Glossary

Social responsibility – Topic on Research-Ethics.net0

Posted by Admin in on May 30, 2015
 

Social Research Association – Ethical guidelines and resources0

Posted by Admin in on May 30, 2015
 

“The Social Research Association (SRA) is the voice for social research. We’re your professional membership body; led by social researchers, for social researchers.

“Promoting high quality standards of social research, we seek to represent, support, connect and inform our members and the wider social research community.

We have active branches, so please follow these links to see their pages: SRA Scotland, SRA Cymru, SRA Ireland and SRA North & Central England.”

The SRA web site includes links to
Ethics Guidelines
Ethics consultancy forum
The New Brunswick Declaration
Code of safety for social researchers

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