Research Ethic Workshop Presentations

Administrative Inertia in Addressing Legal Threats and Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Research
Description:
On October 13, 2017, Langara held a Research Ethics Workshop to discuss quality assurance and legal issues around confidentiality in a post-secondary setting. The topics discussed were: · Administrative Inertia in Addressing Legal Threats to Research Confidentiality Presenter: Aaren Ivers, Criminology, Simon Fraser University · Is This Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement, Research… or Both? The Post-Secondary Context Presenter: Eugenie Lam, University of Victoria Research Ethics Board, Also available for viewing on YouTube - https://youtu.be/9s-GNipCK1U
Contributor:
Aaren Ivers (Presenter), Eugenie Lam (Presenter), John Russell (Moderator)
Constructing Ethical Research Surveys and Questionnaires
Description:
On April 27, 2016, a panel of experts provided an overview of challenges and solutions to ethical problems that arise in creating and disseminating research surveys and questionnaires. The issues discussed included: Dealing with socially and personally sensitive topic Protecting privacy and confidentiality, including avoiding indirect identification of research participants and issues raised by online survey platforms Gender-inclusive and gender-sensitive data collection Recruitment for online and other surveys Recognition of participants' research contributions, Also available for viewing on YouTube - https://youtu.be/m3P06vFZSCA
Contributor:
Terry Howard (Presenter), Jean Ruiz (Presenter), Dina Shafey (Presenter), John Russell (Moderator)
Research Confidentiality: Researcher and Institutional Responsibilities
Description:
On October 16, 2015, Dr. Ted Palys visited Langara College to present a fascinating talk on recent developments in Canadian case law and ethical issues regarding the protection of confidentiality when it comes to research information provided by research participants. In his presentation, Dr. Palys lays out the guidelines of the Tri-Council policy and provides a better understanding of the law around the protection of research confidentiality and the professional responsibilities of researchers and institutions. Dr. Palys is a professor in the School of Criminology and an associate member of the Department of First Nations Studies at Simon Fraser University (SFU). His most recent publication is a 2014 book co-authored with John Lowman called, "Protecting Research Confidentiality: What Happens When Law and Ethics Collide." The event was organized by Dr. John Russell, Chair of the Langara Research Ethics Board, in partnership with Langara's Scholarly Activity Steering Committee., Also available for viewing on YouTube - https://youtu.be/xB21-3jWMQk
Contributor:
Professor Ted Palys (Presenter), Dr. John Russell (Host)