A New Approach to Research Ethics is a clear, practical and useful guide to the ethical issues faced by researchers today.
Examining the theories of ethical decision-making and applying these theories to a range of situations within a research career and process, this text offers a broader perspective on how ethics can be a positive force in strengthening the research community. Drawing upon a strong selection of challenging case studies, this text offers a new approach to engage with ethical issues and provides the reader with:a broader view on research ethics in practice, capturing both different stages of research careers and multiple tasks within that career, including supervision and research assessmentsthoughts on questions such as increasing globalisation, open science and intensified competitionan increased understanding of undertaking research in a world of new technologiesan extension of research ethics to a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approachan introduction to a `guided dialogue' method, which helps to identify and engage with ethical issues individually and as a research community.
A New Approach to Research Ethics allows for self-reflection and provides guidance for professional development in an increasingly competitive area.
Full of valuable guidance for the researcher and ethical decision-maker, this is an essential text for postgraduate students, senior academics and developers of training courses on ethics for researchers.