Why are ethics so important in research?
We each have different morals, shaped by our individual upbringing, culture, and life experiences. These diverse moral codes result in different perceptions of what’s right, fair, and reasonable.
In this course, you’ll explore significant events in history that have shaped ethical conduct today. You’ll also explore the key principles most codes of ethics are based on. Looking at case studies, you’ll examine the components of a research ethics application. Finally, you’ll discover how to protect people’s rights during your own research process.
Who is the course for?
- This course is aimed at anyone interested in research. It may be of particular interest to people who are undertaking a research project related to their profession or area of study.
What Will I Learn?
- Discuss the value of ethical conduct in research.
- Interpret ethical principles to apply theory to practice.
- Apply a framework to support ethical research design.