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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TRUST chosen as success story by funder

The TRUST consortium is very proud to have been chosen as a success story by its funder, the European Union. SiS.net, the international network for Science with and for Society in Horizon 2020, writes that TRUST supports political objectives that strengthen the EU in being a credible and strong global partner and that “the TRUST …

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New Deliverable: Compliance Gaps

For this deliverable TRUST went on a major fact finding mission to identify existing failures and gaps in adherence to ethical standards. This report is the second step towards the Compliance and Ethics Follow-up Tool to be developed in this project. It includes regulatory and institutional gaps and reports about selected examples of challenges, gaps and failures in …

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San Code of Research Ethics receives wide media coverage

The San Code of Research Ethics has received a wide media coverage since its launch on 02. March 2017:   News 24 – San Council launches code of ethics for researchers The Conversation – The ethics of research: How to end the exploitation of vulnerable communities Nature – South Africa’s San people issue ethics code to scientists Mail & Guardian – San …

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