We explore ethical issues relating to using human subjects in research, conducting research overseas, drug testing on pregnant women and children, using deception in psych. research, and paying subjects for research, in addition to discussing the IRB process and federal guidelines.
Event last offered:
March 8, 2005: Research Ethics: Alison Renteln, Richard John & Marlene Wagner (12:30-2pm, HNB aud.)
- Research Ethics, Mar 05* (video), Alison Dundes Renteln with Richard John & Marlene Wagner (guest panelists)
- USC Institutional Review Boards
- Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Rights (45 CFR 46)
- Office for Protection from Research Risks (OPRR)
- Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research, Report of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (April 18, 1979)
- The Institutional Review Board Guidebook (IRB Guidebook - revised 1993), a resource for researchers and IRB members to understand the policies and principles that underlie the regulations governing research with human subjects, and in identifying issues to which one should be sensitive in designing or reviewing research proposals.
- The Nuremberg Code
- The Declaration of Helsinki
- AAAS Professional Ethics Report, published by the AAAS Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program, in conjunction with its Professional Society Ethics Group and the AAAS Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility. The quarterly newsletter, which has been in publication since 1988, reports on news and events, programs and activities, and resources related to professional ethics issues, with a particular focus on those professions whose members are engaged in scientific research and its applications.
- AAAS Professional Ethics Report Archives