Jacqueline Tulsky: What challenge do I hope to address at the conference?
Prisoners, drug users, persons living with mental illness. Care to name three groups who are more equally in need of human research and human research protection? And now with the rapid rise in innovative technologies uniquely suited for use in these complex groups, the approach to ethical protection for them and their investigators is faced with many unanswered challenges. For example, the ethical and legal dilemma involved in data gathering with mobile tracking devices at the time of potentially illegal behavior [...] Read more
We're only a week away from the 2015 Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research Conference and the 2015 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, so here's a look back at a compelling moment from a previous conference. Read on for this week's Time Capsule Tuesday.
Conference: Changes and Choices for IRBs: The Inclusion of Women and Minorities, and Other Emerging Issues in Research, October 1994
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Courtney Zwieg: Our institution is currently undergoing a myriad of changes. For one, we are streamlining our standard operating procedures, which seem to evolve with every change in technology. While we formerly received and sent everything out in paper format, we now accept most things via electronic file; however, we still receive paper copies of submission forms. Furthermore, we recently started to utilize electronic signatures by the chairs of our IRBs. While at the AER Conference, I hope to gather information so that [...] Read more
I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to be a member of the Blog Squad for PRIM&R’s 2015 Advancing Ethical Research Conference (AER15). Last year was my first year attending the AER conference in Baltimore and it was, beyond a doubt, the most educational experience in my limited time in research. I’m very new to the world of IRBs and research administration and the conference helped me jump in with both feet.
During my time in Baltimore last year, the question I heard almost as much as "Where are you from?" was "How did you get into research?" [...] Read more
We're two weeks away from the 2015 Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research Conference (SBER15) and the 2015 Advancing Ethical Research Conference (AER15), so we thought we'd take a look back at a compelling moment from a previous conference. Read on for this week's Time Capsule Tuesday.
Conference: The Evolution of Protecting Human Subjects: From Nuremburg to the Nineties, November 1991
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