Category Research Ethics

The Need for Ethical Expertise in Animal Research Assessment

Caroline Vardigans reconsiders the role of the professional ethicist in the research approval process and argues for their inclusion on Animal Care Committees.

The CRISPR Dream

Françoise Baylis shares a brief excerpt from her book Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing.

Building Ethics Tools for Research-Creation

Bryn Williams-Jones describes the field of research-creation and shares his experience with building ethical tools to support responsible conduct in research-creation.

Nothing about us without us: An Inuk reply to exploitive research

Julie Bull articulates the duty of researchers to ensure ethical and responsible conduct of research with Inuit in light of recent media attention regarding skin graft experiments that occurred on Inuit in the 1970s.

Conflicts of Interest: The case of Diclectin

Naila Ramji advocates for the importance of clinical trial transparency. 

Confronting a manifest injustice: toward chimpanzee rights

Andrew Fenton reflects on Judge Fahey’s recent concurring opinion on the Nonhuman Rights Project’s efforts to get two captive chimpanzees to sanctuary.