But, what is a researcher?: Supporting informed consent with young children. By Laura Benton and Julia Truscott
You can download this case study as a pdf here. It is now common practice to seek children’s own consent for research participation, alongside (usually) that of a parent or guardian. This is advocated in the ERIC Charter and also represents
O'Lonergan, T. A., & Forster-Harwood, J. E. (2011). Novel approach to parental permission and child assent for research: Improving comprehension. Pediatrics, 127(5), pp. 917-924. Please view the abstract for this article via the Publisher's Link below.
Moletsane, R., Wiebesiek, L., Treffry-Goatley, A., & Mandrona, A. (Eds.). (2021). Ethical Practice in Participatory Visual Research with Girls. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-80073-033-5 eISBN 978-1-80073-034-2 Book Description: Girls and young women, particularly those from rural and indigenous communities around the world,
Jefferis, T., & Haffejee, S. (2021). Reflecting critically on ethics in research with Black South African girls. In R. Moletsane, L. Wiebesiek, A. Treffry-Goatley, & A. Mandrona (Eds.), Ethical Practice in Participatory Visual Research with Girls. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN:
Lomax, H. (2020). Consuming images, ethics, and integrity in visual social research. In R. Iphofen (Ed.), Handbook of Research Ethics and Scientific Integrity (pp. 899-915). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-030-16760-8. Chapter Description: The use of images in social research can
Innovative ethics: Using animated videos when soliciting informed consent of young people for online surveys.
McInroy, L. B. (2017). Innovative ethics: Using animated videos when soliciting informed consent of young people for online surveys. Social Work Research, 41(2), pp.121-128. This research note discusses the potential of animated video to enhance the informed consent process in on-line
Research ethics in practice: Challenges of using digital technology to embed the voices of children and young people within programs for fathers who use domestic violence.
Lamb, K., Humphreys, C., & Hegarty, K. (2021). Research ethics in practice: Challenges of using digital technology to embed the voices of children and young people within programs for fathers who use domestic violence. Research Ethics, 17(2), pp. 176-192. Abstract: There
Pienimäki, M., & Kotilainen, S. (2018). Youth participation in research on multiliteracies: Ethical perspectives. Media Education Journal, 8(1), pp. 115-132. Abstract: In research ethics, protecting the anonymity and privacy of research participants is the norm, especially vulnerable children and young people.
Sumsion, J., Bradley, B., Stratigos, T., & Elwick, S. (2014). ‘Baby cam’ and participatory research with infants: A case study of critical reflexivity. In M. Fleer & A. Ridgway (Eds.), Visual Methodologies and Digital Tools for Researching with Young Children (Vol. 10, pp. 169-191). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.