The ethics of researchers’ physical and emotional safety

Williamson, A. E. and Burns, N. (2020) The ethics of researchers’ physical and emotional safety. Evaluator, 2020(Summer), pp. 30-31.

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Abstract

Researcher wellbeing is an essential component of the conduct of research, and much attention is paid to the physical health and safety aspects of the science laboratory setting. However less comprehensively considered is physical and emotional safety when researchers are conducting research with people within organisations; sometimes in unpredictable settings; and sometimes when participants’ behaviours or what they tell, is challenging or upsetting.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:The Evaluator is the members’ magazine of the UK Evaluation Society.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Burns, Dr Nicola and Williamson, Dr Andrea
Authors: Williamson, A. E., and Burns, N.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing
College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Sociology Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences
Journal Name:Evaluator
Publisher:UK Evaluation Society
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