On June 12-14, 2017, TRUST held a two-day stakeholder workshop in London. Representatives from five different funding bodies were invited to outline their primary concerns for north-south collaborative partnerships, but also to hear first-hand about TRUST activities. Their valuable feedback will feed directly into the main deliverables of the project: A Global Code of Conduct, A …Read More..
On February 28 to March 2, 2017, the TRUST team met for a plenary meeting in Kalk Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. This third plenary meeting was co-organised by the University of Cape Town and the University of Central Lancashire. TRUST invited a number of high profile external experts from different research fields to receive …Read More..
In May 2016 representatives of the thirteen TRUST partners together with project advisors met with representatives from Kenyan ethics committees as well peer educators for sex workers in Nairobi. The participants shared their different point of views and tackled the dilemmas that arise within a research project. The feedback received will feed into one of …Read More..
On May 31-June 1, SASI organised a follow up meeting to the Kimberley workshop held in March. Two fundamental outcomes of the meeting were: a) the revision of the San Research and Media contract, b) the drafting of a San Code of Ethics that will help the South African San in managing their involvement in …Read More..
On March 23-25, 2016, SASI organised a preparatory meeting in Kimberley with 28 San representatives and leading researchers from South Africa. The workshop addressed examples of past ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cases of research studies focusing on San people and San heritage. Main ethical issues of these case studies were highlighted, and changes to the way …Read More..
The TRUST workshop held in Mumbai on 11-12 March, 2016, forms part of the fact finding activity in the early stages of the TRUST project, gathering information about cases of exploitation and good practice in research involving low and middle income countries (LMICs) from around the world. The minutes of the meeting can be accessed …Read More..
The Forum for Ethics Review Committees in India (FERCI) hosted a case studies workshop for the TRUST project in Mumbai (11-12 March 2016). Leading bioethicists from around the country discussed exploitation and good practice cases from India with a small number of guests from Europe. A workshop report will become available in the future.Read More..
The TRUST project’s kick-off meeting was hosted by the UNESCO in Paris from 4-5 October 2015. The meeting focused on paradigmatic case studies and challenges to overcome to achieve equitable partnerships in research between high and low/middle income economies. A conference report is available here. A short video interview was filmed, which can be seen …Read More..