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Session 2: Planning ethical research

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This figure has three concentric circles. In the inner circle entitled ‘In the field’ there are three groups of people: 1) The displaced: Cultural groups, Faith/religious groups, Social groups, Individuals; 2) The researcher: Individuals, Teams including supervisors; and 3) Mediators: Interpreters and Humanitarian aid workers. In the second ring out entitled ‘Gatekeepers to the field’ are Ministry ethical review boards and University ethical review boards. The outer ring is entitled ‘Beyond the field sites’ and has four groups: 1) Sponsors: national research councils, NGOs, IGOs, philanthropical foundations, charities, multinational agencies; 2) National & institutional ethical guidelines; 3) Professional association ethical guidelines; and 4) Government International Development Departments.