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Learning ethics online

As you read this, PhD students, researchers and professionals from Egypt, Singapore, Germany, Italy and Sweden are busy discussing publication ethics online. Next week the topic is situations where research results can be used to harm. 578 more words

Research Ethics

note to self: there are only the questions of the times.

There’s an item on my post-grad to-do list that I am eager to get to. In the meanwhile it keeps coming to me. It distracts me and I have to keep pushing it aside. 322 more words

The Henrietta Lacks legacy grows

EMBO Reports 14 (10) September 2013;  DOI 10.1038/embor.2013.148

On 7 August 2013, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that it had reached an agreement with the descendants of Henrietta Lacks concerning NIH‐funded uses of the HeLa cell line [ 28 more words

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Secret photographing of classes at Harvard??

Maybe you missed it, but it has been big news in the Boston area:  classes were secretly photographed in spring 2014 as part of a university research project about classroom attendance. 149 more words

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Digital & Visual Ethics Panel/Web Conference - AAA Meetings in December 2014

I am participating in a two-part panel entitled, Digital Media and the Production of Anthropology: A Discussion on Visual Ethics at the upcoming American Anthropology Meetings in Washington, D.C. 496 more words


So much to do, So little time to do it

I often feel this way as I plan my research methods class and think about activities to assign. Of course, I’ve sort of created the problem in Investigating the Social World by including far more exercises and other activities for students than they can do (or than I could review) within just one semester.  473 more words

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