The research ethics review of clinical trials is not a race – Human Research Ethics discussion activity
A discussion activity about the pressures that can make the research ethics review of commercially funded multi site clinical trials feel like a race for a capricious investor.
A discussion activity about a scary recruiter intimidating a potential participant, who is hiding in his hospital bed under his covers. This is a useful activity reflecting on the use of third parties in the conduct of research projects and their training.
This discussion activity explores a practical ethical challenge we have created ourselves. Consent strategies should be about individuals being able to make informed decisions about whether or not to take part in a research project. What we have ended up with are long documents and forms. They require potential participants to have considerable patience to wait for them and a degree of legal acumen. The objective now appears to be to establish why you can’t sue the researcher or their host institution.
What does the wording of research recruitment material really mean? – A Human Research Ethics discussion activity
In this fun discussion activity attendees in small groups try to guess what the wording of the recruitment material really means.
Making Human Research Ethics professional development fun – A Human Research Ethics discussion activity
We won’t say a lot of human research ethics is unimaginative and boring (but it really is) this activity explores engaging alternatives.
Some institutions have, or have already tried, random audits, we believe this template mechanism is sustainable, constructive and positive
Sometimes, recruitment strategies can be a source of risks to participants, perhaps they even know about the research. This discussion activity prompts workshop participants to reflect on the issues and their own research.