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Cutting, K., & Peacock, S. (2021). Making sense of ‘slippages’: Re-evaluating ethics for digital research with children and young people. Children's Geographies, Published Online Ahead of Print. Abstract: In this paper, we argue that institutional ethical procedures do not properly prepare

Brown, C., Spiro, J., & Quinton, S. (2020). The role of research ethics committees: Friend or foe in educational research? An exploratory study. British Educational Research Journal, 46(4), pp. 747-769. Abstract: Ethics committees have an important role to play in ensuring

Taplin, S., Chalmers, J., Brown, J., Moore, T., Graham, A. & McArthur, M. (2022). How do Research Ethics Committee Members Respond to Hypothetical Studies with Children? Results from the MESSI Study. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 17(3),

You can download this case study as a pdf here. As an international academic team we have been engaged with researching African household and young people’s livelihood trajectories in a Malawian village since 2007. Intermittently over more than a decade we