Human research ethics committees:beyond critique to participation

Batterbury, Simon (2014) Human research ethics committees:beyond critique to participation. The Australian Journal of Anthropology, 25 (3). pp. 385-386. ISSN 1035-8811

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The best way to smooth anthropologists’ progress through human ethics review is to participate in it. If the committee is knowledgeable and helpful, then an accusation of ignorance of anthropological methods is hard to sustain. This reflects my general academic philosophy; collegial service accompanies writing articles, getting grants and seeking promotion. HREC committee work is thankless, without personal kudos, and is largely unrecognised. It is more radical to deploy citizen power, than to complain about its absence in the ethics review process.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: The Australian Journal of Anthropology
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3314
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 85044
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 06 Mar 2017 16:22
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 10:15

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