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Just tick the box: A Koorie1 woman’s experience of negotiating the university’s ethics process

G Grieves

The Meeting of Aesthetics and Ethics in the Academy: Challenges for Creative Practice Researchers in Higher Education | Published : 2019


The ethics application at the university has standard requirements for a prospective researcher to respond to. Firstly, ethics administrators need to outline the aims of their research, a justification for the research and the methodology. There is then a section that focuses on the participants: who they are, how they are recruited and their relationship to them. The university website made reference to the National Statement, and its requirement that: ‘the researcher/s should demonstrate that the research has merit and reflects the ethical values of justice, beneficence and respect for humans. Each artist is deeply contextualised - through engagement with story, people and Country- as belo..

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