Ethical Research

Develop the core skills needed to become an ethical researcher

Consisting of two engaging courses, the Ethical Research programme takes an interdisciplinary approach to ethical research – exploring ethical values, challenges and decision-making, as well as the practical application of ethics during a research project. Packed full of interactive activities, this programme will support you in fostering a robust, ethical research culture in your institution.

Programme features

  • Case studies and real-life examples highlight good ethical decision-making skills
  • Poll questions enable researchers to think about, and compare, their experience and attitudes
  • Additional activities and information enrich and extend the learning experience 
  • End-of-module quizzes solidify and test the knowledge and skills gained 


Programme structure



Becoming an Ethical Researcher

Ethical decision making

Underpinning values for ethical research

Ethical concerns associated with different forms of research

Ethical concerns associated with different research methods and activities

Research Ethics in Practice

Working with human participants

Understanding research ethics approval

Working ethically in challenging circumstances

Working ethically in a global environment


Download the programme flyer – Australian version

Download the programme flyer – UK version