The Centre for Bionetworking is running a symposium on research ethics, to be held at the University of Sussex in November.
Have We Become Too Ethical? – Managing vulnerability in human subject research
The University of Sussex Conference Centre
Bramber House (Level 4)
Refectory Road, University of Sussex
9 November 2015, 10:00 am – 5:15 pm (Coffee and tea available from 9:30)
- Registration: ethics-symposium-sussex.eventbrite.co.uk
- Venue location (pdf)
- Poster (pdf)
- Programme (pdf)
About the symposium
Over the last two decades ethical review by committee has become compulsory for all UK-funded research involving human subjects. It aims to prevent harm from biomedical research.
Concern: When is ethics review too constrictive and when too permissive?
Aim: To formulate the basis for feasible, fair and effective ethical review at home and in transnational collaborative research
Well-known experts in the field of social-science research ethics and research funders will debate:
- Contextual factors in ethical review
- Competence of reviewers of human subject research
- Informed consent
- Dr Ron Iphofen FAcSS, Independent Research Consultant
- Adam Hedgecoe, Cardiff University
- Peter Pels, Leiden University
- Rachel Douglas-Jones, IT University of Copenhagen
- Priscilla Song, Washington University
- Martin Tolich, University of Otago
With representatives from Wellcome Trust, European Research Council, Association of Social Anthropologists, British Sociological Association, and Economic & Social Research Council.
Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department of Anthropology in Sussex
Bob Simpson (email@example.com), Department of Anthropology, Durham
Tel: 01273 877449