Out now! – TRUST Ethics Dumping book

TRUST in association with Springer published original, up-to-date case studies of “ethics dumping” that were largely facilitated by loopholes in the ethics governance of low and middle-income countries. The book is available open access and includes contributions from around the world. It is dedicated to the memory of the San Leader Andries Steenkamp. Click here …

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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) launched new National Ethical Guidelines

On 12 October 2017 the Indian Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the new National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research at the ICMR Head Quarters in New Delhi. Since 1980 ICMR has provided ethical guidelines for biomedical research, which have been constantly revised and aligned with contemporary developments in the field of …

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Save the date

On 29 June 2018, TRUST organises ETHICS DUMPING – Looking for Justice at the European Parliament in Brussels. Among the confirmed speakers are Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Irina Bokova, Robert-Jan Smits, Prof. Klaus Leisinger and Dr Leonardo Simão. Moderation by Vivienne Parry OBE. Watch this space for a detailed program and registration details in spring 2018.

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Film now out – The San Code of Research Ethics

The TRUST are very excited to launch a short film about the San Code of Research Ethics. It was filmed in South Africa and illustrates the relevance of the four TRUST values of justice, honesty, respect and care for the San and their research code. To watch the film click here.

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New Supplementary Deliverables: Russian and Chinese Ethics Review System

TRUST has two new additional supplementary deliverables. Our advisory board member Professor Olgar Kubar looks at the different compliance mechanisms in Russia and advisory board member Professor Yandong Zhao co-authored the paper evaluating the Chinese Ethics Review System.   Click on the report to open deliverable: Russian Ethics Review System Chinese Ethics Review System

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TRUST presented at University of Cape Town

Trust was invited to present at the workshop “Research Ethics and Communities”, hosted by the Senate Ethics in Research Committee and the Office of Research Integrity at the University of Cape Town on 17 May 2017. Mrs Rachel Wynberg, Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town and TRUST team member, gave an introduction to the …

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TRUST Co-ordinator published book with former president of Iran

The Co-ordinator of TRUST published a book on “Dignity in the 21st Century” with the former President of Iran. It is available as gold open access here. Banisadr and Doris argue that Western and Koran-based interpretations of dignity have a common essence, namely dignity as a sense of self-worth, which we have a duty to develop …

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