Consent: health and biomedicine
Professor Margaret Rees discusses about consent in health and biomedical research. Obtaining consent is an essential requirement before undertaking research in human beings. It must be voluntary and participants need to be aware that they can withdraw without reprisal. Documentation of ethical approval and consent are absolute requirements for consideration for publication in peer-reviewed biomedical journals.
Research integrity, ethics, governance and culture – what’s the difference and does it matter?
Dr Simon Kolstoe, Reader in Bioethics, University of Portsmouth, UK; and UKRIO Trustee. In this video, Simon focuses on key topics in research integrity, research ethics and governance and culture. It is aimed at those early in their careers, those with responsibilities for leading and training researchers, and those looking for a refresher on these important issues.
Consent in research in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
David Carpenter poses questions for the audience’s consideration about the concept of ‘participant consent’ in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. He asks delegates to consider if ‘participant consent’, as understood in other research disciplines, is applicable in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences or if can it be substituted by simple agreement, consensus and collaboration in the context of mutual respect and the absence of hierarchies?
Good practice in research: Internet-mediated research
This document aims to assist in RECs developing their knowledge around internet-mediated research, embedding relevant principles and considerations and embedding this guidance into research culture to assist in ethical review, research practice and consideration of ethical issues.