The course will provide an overview of the issues arising in research
with human participants, focusing on a broad understanding of informed
consent and autonomy and consider how these can best be respected. It
will explore situations in which duress or lack of understanding might
invalidate consent. The course will be a mixture of interactive lecture
and group work.
Participants will have a better understanding of the ethical issues
arising in research with human participants and be better equipped to
handle issues that might arise in their area of work. They will also
have the opportunity to share experiences and identify sources of
support and guidance.
Feedback from previous participants: “Very involving”.
Dr Janet Holt is Senior Lecturer in the School of Healthcare at the
University of Leeds. Janet chairs the School of Healthcare Research
Ethics Committee and is Chair of the Faculty of Medicine and Health
Research Ethics Committee. She is also an expert member and Vice Chair
of Leeds Central NHS Research Ethics Committee..
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