The Ethics of Research using Human Participants

This video clip outlines the general ethical considerations when developing a study involving humans as research participants. The importance of ethics in research using humans, as well as considerations of respect for persons, beneficence and justice are addressed.

Miriam Mattison; Department of Human Kinetics and Ergonomics; Rhodes University

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Who might find this useful?

Particularly useful for student and emerging researchers in any field involving humans as research participants, e.g. health sciences and social sciences.