In summary, if we seek to do research in a way that treats participants better:
1. Replace ‘informed consent’ with empowerment to assess risk
2. Remunerate participants for the time and expertise they contribute to research
3. Support participants to make their own decisions about anonymity or naming
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a new policy briefing setting out the key ethical considerations relevant to public health measures being introduced to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.
The ethical protocol provides principles and guidance on how to respect the elders, cultural knowledge, and lands and seas of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. It provides a tool to frame and design an ethical approach to apply throughout all stages of monitoring and evaluation tasks and processes.
— Read on www.betterevaluation.org/en/themes/indigenous_evaluation/ethical_protocol