Research ethics committees are generally too busy to rush applications just because they were submitted late, but does your institution have processes to deal with matters that are genuinely urgent?
We’re currently rebuilding the AHRECS web site. Here’s a sneak-peek at the new design. We’d love to get your input on what changes you’d like to see to our currentsite and what you don’t to change.
Consent has a long history in human research ethics, fuelled by some egregious failures to seek and respect the wishes of participants. And to be genuinely informed, that consent must always be fully informed. Right? But what about the nocebo effect?
Commentary on a real public-interest consideration that currently probably isn’t going anywhere near a research ethics committee. A useful discussion activity for Research Ethics Advisers, research ethics reviewers and researchers. This could also be a useful discussion topic within research offices.
Talking about data sharing in research integrity professional development and resource material: A commentary on a Nature piece and reflecting on the epochs of ways of discussing data sharing – A Research Integrity and Human Research Ethics Commentary
This commentary by Dr Gary Allen reflects on how the ways we approach and talk about data sharing have changed. It also suggests it’s time for another change. It contains links to 13 useful reads.
Human Research Ethics commentary by Prof. Mark Israel reflecting on the ‘Guatemala STD Research Incident’. Includes a discussion activity.
Commentary on a human research ethics resource produced by the NIH – A Human Research Ethics commentary
Commentary on an NIH resource, which ay first look might seem a lay down misere to use in your local human research ethics resource library. But…
Commentary piece reflecting on the research integrity and human research ethics considerations for the research use of the data hacked from Ashley Maddison and posted online. Especially given individuals are identified and the access/use was without any consent.