publication . Article . 2013

The Ethical Problems of Reserach : An empirical study of ethics in research practice

Colnerud, Gunnel;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Pedagogik och didaktik
  • Country: Sweden
Most accounts of the ethical problems facing researchers across a broad spectrum of research fields come from ethicists, ethics committees and specialists committed to the study of ethics in human research. In contrast, this study reports on the ethical questions that researchers, themselves, report facing in their everyday practice. Fifty-five Swedish researchers contributed 109 examples of ethical dilemmas, conflicts and problems in research. They were all researchers at the post-doctoral level in the fields of medicine, the humanities, education and social sciences, who devoted at least 50% of their working hours to research. They reported issues they face be...
free text keywords: Research ethics; ethical problems in research; informed consent; risks of harm
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