This is the Thirteenth CENTRES update on news and publications from around the world related to research ethics.
The news and publications for this edition of the update are listed below. Should you have any queries or feedback on the updates, please do not hesitate to send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Today Online: More research needed on how Zika spreads in Singapore and its effects,by Tan Weizhen.
Wired: Human chimera research’s huge (and thorny) potential, by Paul Knoepfler.
The Conversation: Why you should worry about the privatization of genetic data, by Kayte Spector-Bagdady.
Nature: Stop ignoring misconduct,by Donald S. Kornfeld and Sandra L. Titus, 537(7618):29-30.
The Hastings Center Report:Ethics Hype?, by Timothy Caulfield, 46(5):13-16.
Bioethics:Do we know whether researchers and reviewers are estimating risk and benefit accurately?, by Spencer Phillips Hey and Jonathan Kimmelman, 30(8):609-617.
American Journal of Bioethics: When a clinical trial is the only option, by Holly A. Taylor, Christian Morales and Benjamin S. Wilfond, 16(10):67-8.
Philosophers Take On the World (book chapter): Is it ethical to use data from Nazi medical experiments?, by Lynn Gillam
Ethics and Society: Will research on 10,000 New Yorkers fuel future racial health inequality?,by Celia B. Fisher.
Hastings Bioethics Forum:“Testing in the East”: An episode in Cold War bioethics, by Jonathan D. Moreno and Ulf Schmidt.
CENTRES Research Ethics Conference, “Responsible Research Governance: Exploring the Relationship between Ethics and Oversight”, Jan 12-13 2017 at Kent Ridge Guild House; registration and programme TBA.
CENTRES workshop on the ethics of Social, Behavioural and Educational Research, 24 Oct, 9am-1pm: registration is almost full, so sign up now to secure your slot.