Developing a Framework for Social Science Research Ethics~ an ESRC project at the Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU), University of York and the School of Social Sciences and Law, Oxford Brookes University
'Developing a Framework'
REGIONAL MEETINGS IN NEWCASTLE, EDINBURGH, MANCHESTER and LONDON
A series of Regional Meetings providing a forum for debate and feedback, and integral to development of the Framework.
More info on dates, location etc.
NB: Regional meetings programme completed
News and Events
~ what's new
Join the debate
~ comment on
~ additional ethics
~ project team details
REF Project Team
|DOCUMENTS - draft Framework and other documents
REF Project Update ~ what's happened since the regional meetings, points raised and views expressed at these meetings and in interviews with senior researchers, and more...
Working Papers for Discussion
Discussion Papers 1 - 4 (version 2) are now available.
Please note: these are working papers for discussion only. This is the second version of each Paper, as submitted to the ESRC as part of the project's Report to the ESRC. In each case, v2 is based on v1 plus subsequent commentary from members of UK social science community and feedback from regional meetings. Please note that the Discussion Papers are the views of the authors alone. Please do not quote without authors permission. Comments on the Papers are welcome and should be sent to: feedback on Discussion Papers. Please make clear which Paper you are referring to in your comments.
Presentations to Regional Consultation Meetings, Feb. 2004 - Social Sciences Research Ethics Framework: Towards a National Guideline ~ for information purposes only (posted 25 March 2004).
Discussion Paper 4 (version 1.0) [Note: now superseded by version 2 (see above)]
Discussion Papers 1-3 (version 1) - now superseded by version 2 in each case - see links above.
Background Paper ~ outlines the project and its goals, providing background to the ESRC's decision to seek to develop national guidelines for social science research ethics.
Summary of 2002 Ethics Review ~ summary of previous Ethics Review produced by SATSU, University of York, Nov. 2002, for the ESRC on behalf of the Strategic Forum for the Social Sciences.
We welcome feedback and suggestions.
Please send comments to: Research Ethics Framework
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