David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Academic Ethics 3 (2-4):113-125 (2005)
This is an account of the evolution of ideas and the confluence of support and vision that has eventuated in the founding of the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE). Many factors have contributed to the creation of this rather atypical academic journal, including a scientific and administrative culture that finally saw the need for it, modern electronic technology, individuals across the world who were committed to somehow finding common ground between researchers and those charged with ethical oversight of research, a network of helpful colleagues, and a university whose administration gave moral support to the endeavor in a time of fiscal austerity. Perhaps equally important were the decisions to make JERHRE a nonprofit undertaking, to emphasize the implications of empirical research for specific best practices, to serve the educational needs of those concerned with human research, and to seek to stimulate the interest of students in gaining an evidence-based understanding of the research contexts in which they decide to work. This article explores the ‘chemistry’ that has made it possible to develop a somewhat unorthodox journal and set of related activities.
|Keywords||evidence-based ethics evidence-based medicine human research human subjects ethics committees IRBs REBs research ethics|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
David Hunter, Tis but a Scratch: The Human Tissue Act and the Use of Tissue for Research, Issues for Research Ethics Committees.
Michael McDonald & Susan Cox (2009). Moving Toward Evidence-Based Human Participant Protection. Journal of Academic Ethics 7 (1-2):1-16.
Michael Jay Polonsky (1998). Incorporating Ethics Into Business Students' Research Projects: A Process Approach. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 17 (11):1227-1241.
E. Cave & C. Nichols (2007). Clinical Audit and Reform of the UK Research Ethics Review System. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 28 (3):181-203.
Joan E. Sieber (2004). Introduction to the Special Issue: Using Our Best Judgment in Conducting Human Research. Ethics and Behavior 14 (4):297 – 304.
Lillian Hoddeson (2002). Toward a History-Based Model for Scientific Invention: Problem-Solving Practices in the Invention of the Transistor and the Development of the Theory of Superconductivity. Mind and Society 3 (1):67-79.
Aileen Smith & Violet Rogers (2000). Ethics-Related Responses to Specific Situation Vignettes: Evidence of Gender-Based Differences and Occupational Socialization. Journal of Business Ethics 28 (1):73 - 86.
Philip Davies (1999). What Is Evidence-Based Education? British Journal of Educational Studies 47 (2):108 - 121.
Joan E. Sieber (2004). Empirical Research on Research Ethics. Ethics and Behavior 14 (4):397 – 412.
Joan E. Sieber (2008). Empirical Research on Ethical Issues in Pediatric Research. Ethics and Behavior 18 (2 & 3):127 – 138.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads5 ( #270,402 of 1,693,167 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?