Introduction to Research Ethics

This one day training opportunity will focus on the basic principles and practices of research ethics and is suitable for all involved in research, at any level.
Event TypeTechnical Knowledge Workshop
When01 Mar 2017
WhereWellcome Collection, London
Delegate Price£270.00 +VAT
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Delivered in partnership with AfRE.

Absolute beginners will benefit from a firm grounding in why ethics are an important component of any research project, how to ensure statutory requirements are met and will be led through the principles of good practice. For those already working in the field of research ethics, this is an opportunity to refresh and update existing skills and knowledge.

By the end of the session, delegates will:

  • Have an in-depth understanding of what ethics in research is, and how it applies to the work they do.
  • Have good, all round knowledge of how to apply for research ethics approval and how to avoid the pitfalls.
  • Know where to access further information, what guidelines to use and how to apply the information effectively.
  • Gain insight into data sharing.
  • Have greater confidence in dealing with research ethics in general.

Target Audience

A workshop designed for anyone with an interest in the ethics of conducting quality research and is suitable for all involved, at any level.


Professor Margaret Rees, chair of the Association for Research Ethics (AfRE)

David Carpenter, University of Portsmouth


The event programme can be viewed here. The day will run from 9:30am until 3.30pm.

Venue and Travel

This workshop will be held at The Wellcome Collection, London Euston. More information on travelling to this venue can be found here.

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