Introduction to Research Ethics: Working with People

Natasha McKeever, University of Leeds

Ensure your research is up to the highest ethical standards

Research ethics is vital when conducting research with people. Non ethical research may put research subjects at risk and even jeopardise the validity of the findings. As we undertake more and more research using increasingly diverse methods like the internet, it is important to get it right the first time.

On this course, you will learn the principles of ethical research, and how to manage human subject research in sensitive and appropriate ways. You will consider issues like gaining consent, making sure that personal information is handled safely, and recruiting vulnerable participants.

This course is useful for learners undertaking research with people using social research methods such as questionnaires, interviews etc.

The course is essential for undergraduate students completing research for their final year project but it is also suitable for postgraduates and academic researchers.

The course is part of the academic skills courses portfolio at the University of Leeds aiming to improve skills required for academic study.

Dates:
  • 23 November 2020
  • 28 September 2020
  • 25 May 2020
  • 23 March 2020
  • 27 January 2020
  • 25 November 2019
  • 30 September 2019
  • 5 August 2019
  • 3 June 2019
  • 1 April 2019
  • 28 January 2019
  • 3 December 2018
  • 15 October 2018
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  • Language: English Gb

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