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    The Case for Local Ethics Oversight in International Development Research
    with Logan Cochrane, Renaud F. Boulanger, and Gussai H. Sheikheldin
    This paper argues that international development research should be submitted to the oversight of research ethics committees from the countries where data will be collected. This includes research conducted by individuals who may fall outside the jurisdictions of most ethics guidelines or policies, such as individuals contracted by non-governmental organizations. The argument is grounded in an understanding of social justice that recognizes that not seeking local ethics approval can be an affron…Read more
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    Guyana - How Do You Know Where to Get the Information You Need? Determining Ethics Approval Requirements in a Developing Country
    Canadian Journal of Bioethics/Revue canadienne de bioéthique 1 (1): 17-20. 2018.
    Determining the process for obtaining local research ethics approval, or whether such a requirement even exists, may not always be straightforward in the context of some developing countries where such information may not be easily accessible to overseas researchers. How far do a researcher's ethical obligations extend in determining whether there is a requirement for local research ethics approval, and what form this would take? In other words, how far should a researcher be expected to go in s…Read more
  • Guyana - How Do You Know Where to Get the Information You Need? Determining Ethics Approval Requirements in a Developing Country
    Canadian Journal of Bioethics / Revue canadienne de bioéthique 1 (1): 17-20. 2018.
    Determining the process for obtaining local research ethics approval, or whether such a requirement even exists, may not always be straightforward in the context of some developing countries where such information may not be easily accessible to overseas researchers. How far do a researcher's ethical obligations extend in determining whether there is a requirement for local research ethics approval, and what form this would take? In other words, how far should a researcher be expected to go in s…Read more
  • The Case for Local Ethics Oversight in International Development Research
    with Logan Cochrane, F. Boulangerm Renaud, and Gussai H. Sheikheldin
    Canadian Journal of Bioethics / Revue canadienne de bioéthique 1 (1): 8-16. 2018.
    This paper argues that international development research should be submitted to the oversight of research ethics committees from the countries where data will be collected. This includes research conducted by individuals who may fall outside the jurisdictions of most ethics guidelines or policies, such as individuals contracted by non-governmental organizations. The argument is grounded in an understanding of social justice that recognizes that not seeking local ethics approval can be an affron…Read more