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Yamanaka, Mayumi; Suzuki, Mika; Sato, Keiko – Research Ethics, 2021
Very few attempts have been made to survey patient opinions, particularly regarding the use of residual biospecimens and health information in research, to clarify their values. We conducted a questionnaire survey that targeted outpatients of a university hospital to gauge their awareness levels and understand patient perspectives on research that…
Descriptors: Patients, Researchers, Medical Research, Information Utilization
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Rost, Michael; Nast, Rebecca; Elger, Bernice S.; Shaw, David – Research Ethics, 2021
This paper addresses psychological factors that might interfere with informed consent on the part of stable patients as potential early-phase clinical trial participants. Thirty-six semistructured interviews with patients who had either diabetes or gout were conducted. We investigated stable patients' attitudes towards participating in a…
Descriptors: Patients, Medical Research, Informed Consent, Psychological Patterns
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Pelikan, Kristina; Jeffery, Roger; Roelcke, Thorsten – Research Ethics, 2021
Writing reflects some of the different characteristics of the language being used and of the people who are communicating. The present paper focusses on the internal written communication in international and inter-disciplinary research projects. Using a case study of an international public health research project, it argues that the authorship…
Descriptors: Ethics, Writing (Composition), Collaborative Writing, Research
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MacNeill, Kate; Bolt, Barbara; Barrett, Estelle; McPherson, Megan; Sierra, Marie; Miller, Sarah; Ednie-Brown, Pia; Wilson, Carole – Research Ethics, 2021
This paper reports on the experiences of creative practice graduate researchers and academic staff as they seek to comply with the requirements of the Australian "National Statement on the Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans." The research was conducted over a two-year period (2015 to 2017) as part of a wider project 'iDARE --…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research, Ethics, Art
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Ranieri, V.; Stynes, H.; Kennedy, E. – Research Ethics, 2021
The Confidentiality Advisory Group (CAG) is a specialised body that advises the Health Research Authority (HRA) and the Secretary of State for Health on requests for access to confidential information, in the absence of informed consent from its owners. Its primary role is to oversee the safe use of such information and to counsel the governing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advisory Committees, Confidentiality, Access to Information
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Todorov, Natasha – Research Ethics, 2021
The Higher School Certificate is a certificate that recognises the successful completion of secondary education in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. The most recent enrolment information available suggests that at least 13,472 students undertaking the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) in 2019 conducted research projects that involved human…
Descriptors: Ethics, High School Students, Teaching Methods, Student Research
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Chatfield, Kate; Schroeder, Doris; Guantai, Anastasia; Bhatt, Kirana; Bukusi, Elizabeth; Adhiambo Odhiambo, Joyce; Cook, Julie; Kimani, Joshua – Research Ethics, 2021
Ethics dumping is the practice of undertaking research in a low- or middle-income setting which would not be permitted, or would be severely restricted, in a high-income setting. Whilst Kenya operates a sophisticated research governance system, resource constraints and the relatively low number of accredited research ethics committees limit the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Research Problems, Research Administration, Advisory Committees
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Yeo-Teh, Nicole Shu Ling; Tang, Bor Luen – Research Ethics, 2021
Hofmann and Holm's (2019) recent survey on issues of research misconduct with PhD graduates culminated with a notable conclusion by the authors: 'Scientific misconduct seems to be an environmental issue as much as a matter of personal integrity'. Here, we re-emphasise the usefulness of an education-based countermeasure against toxic research…
Descriptors: Research, Ethics, Integrity, Researchers
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Shafiq, Nusrat; Kumari, Savita; Kumar, Vivek; Suri, Vinita; Jayashree, Muralidharan; Duseja, Ajay; Bansal, Arun; Malhotra, Samir – Research Ethics, 2021
Monitoring of clinical trials is important to ensure adherence to protocol, to safeguard the rights of research participants and to achieve compliance with principles of good clinical practice. Recent regulatory changes in India require Ethics Committees to keep an oversight of ongoing clinical trials including on-site monitoring. In this article,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Medical Research, Outcomes of Treatment, Foreign Countries
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Braun, Robert; Ravn, Tine; Frankus, Elisabeth – Research Ethics, 2020
In this paper we reflect on the looming question of what constitutes expertise in ethics. Based on an empirical program that involved qualitative and quantitative as well as participatory research elements we show that expertise in research ethics and integrity is based on experience in the assessment processes. We then connect traditional…
Descriptors: Integrity, Ethics, Participatory Research, Qualitative Research
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Helgesson, Gert – Research Ethics, 2020
Although the authorship order on published research plays a significant role for scientific merit in many research contexts, and therefore should be handled with great care not least for the sake of fairness, the practices of accrediting authorship positions vary greatly between different research areas. This paper makes the point, by help of a…
Descriptors: Authors, Bibliometrics, Justice, Ethics
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Maglio, Fabiana; Pherali, Tejendra – Research Ethics, 2020
This paper aims to reflect upon ethical dilemmas arising from educational research in humanitarian contexts, particularly when involving children. In recognition of the paucity of knowledge on how to define ethics in humanitarian research, we review the existing body of literature that explores ethical responsibilities towards children involved in…
Descriptors: Ethics, Children, Educational Research, Participatory Research
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AlFattani, Areej A. G.; AlAlem, Hala – Research Ethics, 2020
Background: Medical research on children has increased in the last 20 years. International ethical regulations for conducting clinical research on children may not pertain to Muslim communities where religious beliefs play a big role in decision-making process. Methods: The aim of this paper was to illustrate the origins of bioethics principles in…
Descriptors: Islam, Ethics, Medical Research, Pediatrics
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Davies, Simeon E. H. – Research Ethics, 2020
The research ethics committee (REC) is a key element of university administration and has gained increasing importance as a review mechanism for those institutions that wish to conduct responsible research, along with safeguarding research ethics standards, scientific merit and human rights of participants. Given the critical role of the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Research Administration, College Administration, Capacity Building
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Dal-Ré, Rafael; Bouter, Lex M.; Cuijpers, Pim; Gluud, Christian; Holm, Søren – Research Ethics, 2020
For more than 25 years, research misconduct (research fraud) is defined as fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism (FFP)--although other research misbehaviors have been also added in codes of conduct and legislations. A critical issue in deciding whether research misconduct should be subject to criminal law is its definition, because not all…
Descriptors: Research Problems, Deception, Ethics, Criminal Law
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