Protecting the public in research
Also professional standards and ethics.
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These sites list links to many other sites

Socialpsychology network research page, section on ethics   http://www.socialpsychology.org/methods.htm#ethics   links to sites about research ethics, codes of conduct, informed consent, protecting human subjects.
 

AmoebaWeb section on research ethics   http://psychology.vanguard.edu/amoebaweb/ethical-issues/    This page lists links to many ethincs sites.


Welcome to the Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics  http://www.pre.ethics.gc.ca/default.aspx    has this page of links   http://www.pre.ethics.gc.ca/eng/resources-ressources/links-liens/   

 

Sites with guidelines and information. Including guidelines and statements from professional organizations, universities, etc.


The Respect Project    http://www.respectproject.org/main/index.php   
The RESPECT project has been funded by the European Commissionís Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme, to draw up professional and ethical guidelines for the conduct of socio-economic research.

Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)   http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/     About protection of human research subjects. First place to go in the US.
 

Ethical Guidelines for Statistical Pratice   http://www.amstat.org/about/ethicalguidelines.cfm   from the American Statistical Association. These guidelines are from 1999.  They also have a couple of committees listed here   http://www.amstat.org/committees/committeelist.cfm    including the Committee on Professional Ethics, and the Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality


TRREE-for Africa   http://elearning.trree.org/    is a web-based training and capacity building initiative on the ethics of research involving humans conducted in Africa countries.


National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Research Involving Humans (2014)  http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/publications/synopses/e72syn.htm   The root site  http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines/publications  also lists several other ethics publications. 

Qualitative Research Consultants Association Code of Member Ethics   http://www.qrca.org/?page=ethics_practices    
 

Social Research Association   http://the-sra.org.uk/research-ethics/ethics-guidelines/   ethical guidelines


Unesco ethics page   http://www.unesco.org/new/en/social-and-human-sciences/themes/about-ethics/   general guidelines, non on social research, but generally on ethics, focusing on bioethics, science, etc.


Ethical standards and procedures for research with human beings   http://www.who.int/ethics/research/en/   From WHO, guidelines, links, etc.


ESOMAR codes and standards   http://www.esomar.org/knowledge-and-standards.php   .


World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) Code of Ethics   http://wapor.org/wapor-code-of-ethics/   list of things that should be in reports of surveys, responsibilities of researchers, Rules of Practice Regarding Reports and Survey Results, and responsibilities to 'informants'.


American Association for Public Opinion Research  http://www.aapor.org/Standards-Ethics/AAPOR-Code-of-Ethics.aspx  code of ethics. Also see this page  http://www.aapor.org/Standards-Ethics.aspx  for other resources, like "What is a good survey" and more


CASRO Code of Standards and Ethics for Survey Research  http://www.casro.org/?page=TheCASROCode2014   includes Responsibilities to Respondents
Responsibilities to Clients, Responsibilities in Reporting to Clients and the Public, Responsibility to Outside Contractors and Interviewers.


International Statistical Institute   http://www.isi-web.org/index.php/activities/professional-ethics   Professional Ethics page, including the Declaration on professional ethics, and more.


American Psychology Association   http://www.apa.org/ethics/index.aspx   ethics on line, their code and some related material.


British Psychological Society  code of conduct.   http://www.bps.org.uk/what-we-do/ethics-standards/ethics-standards    


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