Ethics in Global Research
This site provides an ethics toolkit for researchers, practitioners and others who conduct or support research in complex, low income or fragile settings.
This toolkit is the result of a series of discussions with more than 200 global researchers from more than 30 countries designed to inform and support ethical choices in global research.
|What was clear from these discussions was that global research projects are typically:|
In sum, both context and potential impact are dual drivers for paying particular attention to upholding the highest possible standards of research conduct and preventing misconduct.
This toolkit promotes a values-driven, solution-focused and iterative approach to ethics. It seeks to illuminate and address existing and emerging issues in a rapidly changing landscape of expectations about ethical research conduct.
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Please Contact Us
We are aware that this toolkit is a work in progress and needs to be under continuous review. If you have suggestions, please contact us. Your suggestions will be welcome.
We hope this toolkit will encourage further conversation as we all strive to undertake impactful research with our communities.
Dr. Clara Calia & Professor Liz Grant, University of Edinburgh, UK
Professor Corinne Reid, Victoria University, Australia
Dr. Cristóbal Guerra, Universidad Santo Tomás, Chile
|If you would like to cite this toolkit, please use the following citation:|
|Reid, C., Calia, C., Guerra, C. & Grant, L. (2019). Ethical Action in Global Research: A Toolkit. The University of Edinburgh. Available at: www.ethical-global-research.ed.ac.uk|