The ethics of research in social sciences

The ethics of research in social sciences

The Ethics of Research in Social Sciences

Here you will find links to a presentation:

This explains why ethics is important in your research and the main issues involved; and goes into some detail on the ethical issues involved. There are links to projects that lie behind the development of research ethics and to current ethical guidance.  

This explains some of the ethical issues involved in conducting research with social media and online sources.  

We hope you find these helpful. 

You may also find the following useful.  social media research ethics  (pdf) Social Media Research: A Guide to Ethics   Dr Leanne Townsend and Prof Claire Wallace. The University of Aberdeen.

UKRIO Recommended Checklist for Researchers‌  UK Research Integrity Office 

Training Resources 8 Nov 2018 session: Sample completed application

Training Resources 8 Nov 2018 session: Sample completed application

Below are links to the sample application for the above ethics session for PGR students and staff.  

Ethics application form Hancock 08112018

Hancock Participant Information 08112018

Hancock consent form 08112018

Below is a link to UKRIO Recommended Checklist for Researchers

UKRIO Recommended Checklist for Researchers

Ethics Resources (e-books)

Ethics Resources (e-books)

You will find links here to two important resources now available in the University library. Both are available as e-books online.

The SAGE handbook of social media research methods / edited by Luke Sloan, Anabel Quan-Haase. / edited by Luke Sloan, Anabel Quan-Haase  e-Book | 2017
  
The SAGE handbook of online research methods / edited by Nigel G. Fielding, Raymond M. Lee and Grant Blank. / edited by Nigel G. Fielding, Raymond M. Lee and Grant Blank  e-Book | 2017