Unit 2: Starting your research

R6: Ethics, researcher reflexivity & collecting sensitive data

In this session you will consider

  • What is Ethics?
  • Generating an ethical framework and gaining ethical approval
  • What is Researcher Reflexivity?
  • Who is vulnerable in the collection of sensitive data and why this is important?
  • What influences the collection of sensitive data?
  • What motivates people to share sensitive data?

For 2023-24 R6 Ethics and researcher reflexivity/collecting sensitive data, R11 Getting the Most out of your supervisory team, and R15 Researcher Development: PDP and CPD Analysis and Planning are scheduled to run consecutively on the same days. To book use the Eventbrite link which will register you for all sessions, although you are at liberty to drop in and out of sessions as required. The times below refer to this session only.

Facilitator: Dr Debra Cureton

Date Time Venue Booking 
Thursday 12th October, 2023 2.15pm - 3.45pm Online Eventbrite Link
Tuesday 16th January, 2024 10.15am -11.45am Online Eventbrite Link
Thursday 18th April, 2024 2.15pm - 3.45pm  Online Eventbrite Link
Thursday 27th June, 2024 10:15am - 11:45am
Online Eventbrite Link

Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

Personal effectiveness (B)
This domain contains the personal qualities, career and self-management skills required to take ownership for and control of professional development.

  • Personal qualities (B1)

Research governance and organisation (C)
This domain contains the knowledge of the standards, requirements and professional conduct that are needed for the effective management of research.

  • Professional conduct (C1)