Review questions

Reflect on your understanding by working through these review questions.

  1. What is informed consent and how would you know whether consent is informed?
  2. How does reflexivity contribute to ethical research practice?
  3. What are the four principles underpinning research ethics outlined by Beauchamp?
  4. What special considerations apply to doing ethical research work with children or vulnerable people?
  5. What are the arguments for and against covert research?