Introduction to Research Ethics: Working with People
Find out how to conduct ethical research when working with people by studying this online course for university students.
Who is the course for?
This course is useful for learners undertaking research with people using social research methods such as questionnaires, interviews etc.
The course is essential for undergraduate students completing research for their final year project but it is also suitable for postgraduates and academic researchers.
The course is part of the academic skills courses portfolio at the University of Leeds aiming to improve skills required for academic study.
What topics will you cover?
Research ethics: why it matters
Recruiting your participants for your research and getting their consent
What to consider if you are recruiting vulnerable participants
Could your research put you or your participants at risk of harm?
Storing personal data
Archival and internet research
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify and evaluate key principles of ethical research
Apply principles of ethical research
Identify potential ethical issues relating to your own research