The Project

TRUST was a pluralistic project, which aimed to foster adherence to high ethical standards in research globally and to counteract the practice of “Ethics dumping” or the application of double standards in research, by co-developing with vulnerable populations tools and mechanisms for the improvement of research governance structures.

 

"We are up against a system that has veritably mastered ethics shopping, ethics bluewashing, ethics lobbying, ETHIC… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1278672299596689411
"The African continent seems to have realized that ethics dumping must be avoided and has made strides in defining… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1277948099982266368
The TRUST values of fairness, respect, care and honesty require equitable partnerships with local collaborators. https://twitter.com/ejemaim/status/1277571835010224134

Global Code of Conduct for Research in Resource-Poor Settings

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The TRUST project closed in December 2018. However, the TRUST consortium continues to be involved in efforts to reduce ethics dumping around the world. Visit: Global Code of Conduct for Research in Resource-Poor Settings

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