List of Ethical Principles (2)

2. PRINCIPLES

The Ethics Committee will be guided by the following key principles in considering applications for ethical approval:

KEY PRINCIPLES:
  • Informed and voluntary consent
  • Respect for rights of privacy and confidentiality
  • Minimisation of risk
  • Truthfulness, including limitation of deception
  • Social and cultural sensitivity, including commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Research adequacy
  • Avoidance of conflict of interest
OTHER RELEVANT PRINCIPLES:
  • Respect for vulnerability of some participants
  • Respect for property (including University property and intellectual property rights)
  • The implications of these principles may differ for different types and areas of research and teaching. Some further explanation of each follows.

 

Last updated: 14-Feb-2014 4.27pm

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