ethics

I am writing in support of Professors Della Sala and Cubelli (‘Entangled in an ethical maze’, December 2016), who have addressed an issue that is of increasing concern to many...

I was saddened to read the ‘Opinion’ piece by Della Sala and Cubelli (‘Entangled in an ethical maze’, December 2016) regarding the difficulties psychology researchers’ experience...

We need ethics in research, we value ethical principles; hence we support ethics committees (ECs). Yet, more often than desirable, the requests by ECs, when vetting studies with patients, don’t come across as suggestions aimed at promoting and improving research studies. They...

As a trainee recently acquainted with the NHS ethics process, it was with increasing discomfort that I watched Derren Brown’s Channel 4 programme Pushed to the Edge. In this project (which was...

A question that I have been asked as frequently in my life as ‘So, can you read my mind then?’ is ‘So, you must be one of the Baco family?’ Baco is my family nickname, first given to my late grandfather in World War II (nobody is sure why!). In the 10 years since flying the...