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Category Archives: ethics
safety and research
Every now and then you read papers* by someone who has experienced violence during their fieldwork. Karen Ross, for instance, wrote about sexual violence in the field. She described the ways in which protecting herself from harassment and assault meant … Continue reading
Posted in academic writing, ethics, ethics of care, trauma Tagged ethics, post-traumatic stress, research-produced trauma 1 Comment
an ethics of analysis and writing
How do you work ethically with material generated in an interview? I’ve been pondering this question recently as part of a more general think about ethical research practice*. Research ethics are covered in institutional forms – yes? Well no. The forms … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, data analysis, ethics, Uncategorized, writing research Tagged analysis, ethics, Pat Thomson, writing 6 Comments
why blog your field work?
Over the last week I’ve posted every day about the ethnographic research I was doing at the Tate Summer School, research carried out with the Tate Schools and Teachers team. Why? Why did I interrupt my normal flow of writing … Continue reading
doctoral research, ethics and the digital
Last Friday I was part of a workshop on doctoral research and ethics held at the Cambridge School of Education. Anna Robinson Pant began the day talking about cultural dilemmas in academic writing and doctoral research. She has written a … Continue reading
Posted in academic blogging, ethics Tagged blogging, digital research, doctoral research, research ethics 3 Comments
anticipate the unexpected reader
People like me, people who teach about writing, are always wittering on about the importance of writing with a reader in mind. This is important, we say, because if you write for a particular reader you can connect what you … Continue reading
Posted in Caroline Bettell, ethics, Mark Peel, reader, readership, representation Tagged Caroline Bettell, ethics, Mark Peel, Pat Thomson, reader, representation 7 Comments
messy research: the ethics of recruiting participants
This guest blog by Dr Simon Bailey, a research fellow at the Manchester Business School, addresses a very messy area in research – that of the basis on which we recruit people to our projects. WHAT’VE THE RESEARCHERS EVER DONE … Continue reading
Posted in ADHD, ethics, mess, research methods, research plan, rules of engagement Tagged ADHD, research mess, research participants, Simon Bailey 3 Comments
giving background advice to mainstream media
There are multiple ways for researchers to engage with mainstream media. The roles we take can vary from giver of expert advice through to public commentator. But what we do might also vary according to the kind of media involved … Continue reading
Posted in advice, ethics, media, public engagement Tagged ethics, media, media advice, Pat Thomson, pub lic engagement Leave a comment