Category Archives: ethics

doctoral research, ethics and the digital

Last Friday I was part of a workshop on doctoral research and ethics held at the Cambridge School of Education. Anna Robinson Pant began the day talking about cultural dilemmas in academic writing and doctoral research. She has written a … Continue reading

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anonymity in research – how now?

Most of us are now very findable online. It is not impossible, once you have someone’s name, to find out where they work and who they work with. Linked in, facebook, twitter, electoral rolls and so on all provide readily … Continue reading

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anticipate the unexpected reader

People like me, people who teach about writing, are always wittering on about the importance of writing with a reader in mind. This is important, we say, because if you write for a particular reader you can connect what you … Continue reading

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messy research: the ethics of recruiting participants

This guest blog by Dr Simon Bailey, a research fellow at the Manchester Business School, addresses a very messy area in research – that of the basis on which we recruit people to our projects. WHAT’VE THE RESEARCHERS EVER DONE … Continue reading

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ethical research with children

 Dr Kaye Johnson, from South Australia, worked with children at her school to develop ethical standards for research. They called this The Child Speaks to the Researcher. 1. Please treat me and my life with respect. 2. Tell me about this … Continue reading

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