Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Ethics

Useful resources in relation to ethical considerations of public engagement work.

Ethical considerations are an emerging area of discussion in public engagement with research at the University. In some disciplines, notably the social sciences, public engagement is inextricably part of the engagement process and, as such, research ethics review will address key concerns. In other disciplines, where public engagement still tends to be more of a stand-alone activity, there may be no formal process to scrutinise the ethics of public engagement.

While best practice is being developed in this area, you may find it useful to consult these resources: