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Becoming an ethical researcher
Becoming an ethical researcher

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This free course was written by Alison Fox, Deborah Cooper and Clare Lee, with welcome contributions and feedback from Gill Clifton, Claire Hewson, John Oates and Simon Rea. It was first published in October 2020.

With thanks to Open University colleagues Professor Jonty Rix, Dr Alison Buckler and Dr Liz Chamberlain for their audio accounts.

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Figure 1: Universal History Archive / Getty Images

Figure 2: Márcia Lima; 123rf

Figure 3: George Becker; Pexels

Figure 5: Oksana Mironova; 123rf

Figure 6: Adapted from Hart, R. (1992). Children’s Participation from Tokenism to Citizenship, Florence: UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.

Figure 7: courtesy of National Portage Association


Activity 8: courtesy of National Portage Association

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