Ethics Resources

Many ethical codes and guidelines have been created by nations, organisations, communities, associations, projects etc, and these are often updated. Creating and maintaining a collection of ethical codes and guidelines would be a huge task. You will find some through the links below, and others via search engines.

– EC-funded project to promote ethics and integrity in non-medical research

Aotearoa Research Ethics Committee
– the English-speaking world’s first independent research ethics committee

Social Research Association ethics guidance
– Promoting good practice in social research

Ethical Guidance for Research with People with Disabilities
– from the National Disability Authority of Ireland

UK Research Integrity Office
– independent charity offering ethical support and resources for academic, scientific, and medical research

AHRECS (Australasian Human Research Ethics Consultancy Services)

Association of Internet Researchers’ ethical resources

Retraction Watch
– tracks retractions of journal articles, often as a result of unethical actions