This unit of study critically examines research ethics in its wider context, from how research is structured to its dissemination. It explores the ethical underpinnings of a variety of research methods and their uses in humans and non-human animals including the justifications for engaging in research, key concepts in research ethics and research integrity. The unit also briefly examines the history of research and the impact of research abuse on participants, both human and non-human animal.
4 x 8hr intensive or Online only. Attendance is compulsory if enrolled in face-to-face mode.
Continuous assessment (short weekly tasks) (10%); 2 x 400 word short tasks (10%); 1 x 1500 word essay (30%); 1 x 2500 word essay (50%)
All readings are made available via elearning.
If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the coordinator may choose to teach this unit of study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.