SESSION 4: Continuing Education and Innovation in Research Ethics Theory and Practice

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Working Better Together Conference
February 19, 2015

This video is a record of “Session 4: Continuing Education and Innovation in Research Ethics Theory and Practice” from the Working Better Together Conference on Indigenous Research Ethics that took place February 18-20th, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The goal of Session 4 was to explore the essential complementary role of education and educational tools in understanding and promoting ethical research practices.

Session 4 Speakers and Presentation Titles:

  1. Turning theory into practice – Efforts to support implementation of Chapter 9, TCPS 2 by Susan Zimmerman, Executive Director, Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research
  2. Building Connections to Foster Ethical Research Through the Carleton University Institute on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples (CUIERIP) by Dr. Katherine Graham, Professor, Carleton University and Lead, Aboriginal Research Ethics Summer Institute
  3. Toolbox of Principles for Research in Indigenous Contexts: Ethics, Respect, Equity, Reciprocity, Cooperation and Culture by Dr. Karine Gentelet, Research Associate, Research Center of Public Law, Université de Montréal
  4. Insights into Indigenous Learning by Dr. Shaun Hains, Educator, Edmonton Public Schools
  5. Discussant Comments by Willie Ermine, Professor, Department of Indigenous Languages, Arts and Cultures, First Nations University of Canada

The conference brought together 80 community-engaged academic and community researchers, educators, practitioners, policy analysts and research administrators from across Canada to explore what it really means – and what it takes – to work collaboratively in Indigenous research.

The event was organized by the Intellectual Property in Cultural Heritage (IPinCH) project based at Simon Fraser University and co-sponsored by the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance and the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria, and the Ethics Program of the International Society of Ethnobiology Alliance for Biocultural Diversity. Major funding was provided through an Impact (Partnership) Award to the IPinCH project from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSRHC).

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