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Researcher Journal: Trust and Authenticity

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the ethics of conducting research on open data. I know that some folk take the view that because Twitter is in the public domain, that means that researchers are welcome to help themselves … Continue reading

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The ethics of remixing

I caught a fascinating conversation on Twitter yesterday about various issues around remixing. Here’s some of it: [View the story “The ethics of remix” on Storify] Today we decided to take up Scott’s suggestion and start a Google Doc to share … Continue reading

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Researcher Journal: Ethical Clearance

It took me ages to work out how to write my ethics application for my PhD. It was only when Fiona (my supervisor) said that doing it would help me think through my methodology that something clicked and I started … Continue reading

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What’s the point of ethics?

It’s a frequent misconception that the Hippocratic Oath contains the phrase “do no harm”, and that means that doctors can’t do anything that might hurt their patients. But it doesn’t,  and sometimes they have to.  Primarily the thrust of the … Continue reading

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