Gary Allen, Mark Israel and Colin Thomson At first glance, there is much to be pleased about the new version
This blog will provide a discussion of issues present in deidentifying marginalised research participants, or research participants who request to
Following my September 2017 piece: Ethics and the Participation of Indigenous Children and Young People in Research, this article briefly
We live in a world where fake news and alternative facts are, unfortunately, part of how we share information. Expertise
During the fall of 2013 and spring of 2014, I traveled to numerous universities across the United States and England
The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research is presently under review. Issued jointly in 2007 by the National
In my experience, projects that involve working with migrant groups and communities reveal a
What do HREC members think and do when deciding about children’s participation in social research? Results from the MESSI survey
In this guest post, Associate Professor Stephanie Taplin (UTS) reflects upon the reflections and attitudes of members of a research ethics committee when reviewing a project involving sensitive issues, where the participants are young people.
She reflects upon the degree that this consideration is based upon standards and expectations that are often not transparent to researchers and can be an impediment to useful/important research.
This post is based upon a longer research output that was about research exploring those attitudes.
This included whether there were topics that a research ethics committee member would never approve for a research project to explore with young people.
This work points to the need for specialist professional development for committee members relating to research on sensitive issues with young people.
This also raises the question of what guidance material institutions publish for researchers and for reference by research ethics reviewers.
We are delighted to announce that the beta test version of the Research Ethics Adviser
Worried your researchers might not be treating human research ethics as a core component of good research practice? Concerned they are not seeing it as their responsibility?
All of us might be part of the problem. Dr Gary Allen AHRECS Senior