Making sense of ‘slippages’: Re-evaluating ethics for digital research with children and young people.

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 children’s geographers to conduct digital research with children and young people (CYP). To address […]

Children and adolescents’ voices and the implications for ethical research.

Alves, H., Gibbs, L., Marinkovic, K., Brito, I., & Sheikhattari, P. (2022). Children and adolescents’ voices and the implications for ethical research. Childhood, 29(1), 126-143. Abstract: A discussion on the ethical context and barriers to include children’s voices in research and clarify the role of Research Ethic Committees. Twenty-one researchers from eight countries participated in […]

Ethics committees, journal publication and research with children.

Robson, E. (2018). Ethics committees, journal publication and research with children, Children’s Geographies, 16(5), pp. 473-480. This is an open access editorial reflecting on ethics in relation to ethics review processes and journal publication in research involving children as it pertains to that point in time (2018). An open access article. ( Publisher’s Link )

Research ethics in a changing social sciences landscape.

Brown, N. (2022). Research ethics in a changing social sciences landscape. Research Ethics, Published Online Ahead of Print. Abstract: The role of research ethics committees, and research ethics issues more broadly are often not viewed in the context of the development of scientific methods and the academic community. This topic piece seeks to redress this […]

IRBs and the protection-inclusion dilemma: Finding a balance.

Friesen, P., Gelinas, L., Kirby, A., Strauss, D. H., & Bierer, B. E. (2022). IRBs and the protection-inclusion dilemma: Finding a balance. The American Journal of Bioethics, Published Online Ahead of Print. Abstract: Institutional review boards, tasked with facilitating ethical research, are often pulled in competing directions. In what we call the protection-inclusion dilemma, we […]

The IRB as gatekeeper: Effects on research with children and youth.

Harger, B., & Quintela, M. (2017). The IRB as gatekeeper: Effects on research with children and youth. In Castro, I.E., Swauger, M., & Harger, B. (Eds.). Researching children and youth: Methodological issues, strategies, and innovations. (Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, Vol. 22) (pp. 11-33). Emerald Publishing Limited: Bingley, UK. ISBN: 978-1-78714-099-8; e-ISBN: 978-1-78714-098-1. Chapter […]

Is silencing children unethical? Gatekeeping, rights and ethics.

Harry Shier Note: This blog post is a personal reflection by the author. It does not reflect the views of the ERIC team, or of any research team or institution the author is or has been a part of. Despite recent progress in broadening our understanding of ethics in research with children (much of it […]