What constitutes expertise in research ethics and integrity?

Braun, RobertORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0579-3532; Ravn, Tine and Frankus, ElisabethORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9954-9287 (2020) What constitutes expertise in research ethics and integrity? Research Ethics, pp. 1-16. DOI: 10.1177/1747016119898402

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In this paper we reflect on the looming question of what constitutes expertise in ethics. Based on an empirical program that involved qualitative and quantitative as well as participatory research elements we show that expertise in research ethics and integrity is based on experience in the assessment processes. We then connect traditional concepts of expertise as “improved performance” with deliberate practice activities and, based on our research findings, show that ethical assessment experience is a form of deliberate practice. This in our view has further ramifications in the design and recruitment processes of ethical assessment units performing research ethics and integrity assessment.

Item Type: Article in Academic Journal
Keywords: Research ethics and integrity, expertise, experience, deliberate practice, consensus conference
Research Units: Current Research Groups > Science, Technology and Social Transformation
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2020 12:44
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2024 08:14
DOI: 10.1177/1747016119898402
ISSN: 1747-0161
URI: https://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/5226

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