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Doing research ethically

A toolkit for doing research and evaluation in an ethical way

This guide and toolkit help NGO staff, partners and consultants to conduct research and evaluation in an ethical way.

Ethics relate to the moral integrity with which we conduct our evidence-generating activities, and the extent to which we minimise the risk of harm and maximise the benefits for all of the people and groups involved.

The guide explores ethical principles that ought to be considered at each stage of a research or evaluation project cycle.

The accompanying tools put these principles into practice. They can be accessed in Chapter 5 of the guide, or as individual documents, listed below in French and in English, for you to download and edit.

English language assessment tools and planning templates

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Data management plan template

This data management plan template is part of a toolkit designed to help (I)NGO practitioners apply research ethics to evidence-generating activities, including research and evaluation.
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Participant information sheet and consent form

This participant information sheet and consent form is part of a toolkit designed to help (I)NGO practitioners apply research ethics to evidence-generating activities, including research and evaluation.
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Research ethics risk assessment tool

This ethics risk assessment template is part of a toolkit designed to help (I)NGO practitioners apply research ethics to evidence-generating activities, including research and evaluation.

French language assessment tools and planning templates

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Data management plan French language

Ce modèle de plan de gestion des données fait partie d’une trousse à outils conçue pour aider les professionnels d’ONG(I) à appliquer l’éthique de la recherche aux activités recueillant des données factuelles, comme la recherche et l’évaluation.
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Participant information sheet and consent form: French language

Cette fiche d’information et ce formulaire de consentement font partie d’une trousse à outils conçue pour aider les professionnels d’ONG(I) à appliquer l’éthique de la recherche aux activités recueillant des données factuelles.
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Ethics risk assessment template: French language

Ce modèle d’évaluation des risques éthiques fait partie d’une trousse à outils conçue pour aider les professionnels d’ONG(I) à appliquer l’éthique de la recherche aux activités recueillant des données factuelles, comme la recherche et l’évaluation.

Spanish language tools and templates

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Data management plan: Spanish

Esta plantilla para el plan de gestión de datos
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Participant information sheet and consent form: Spanish

Esta hoja de información para el participante y formulario de consentimiento forma parte de un conjunto de herramientas creado para ayudar a los profesionales de las ONG internacionales.
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Research ethics risk assessment tool: Spanish

Esta hoja de información para el participante y formulario de consentimiento forma parte de un conjunto de herramientas creado para ayudar a los profesionales de las ONG internacionales.

Portuguese language tools and templates

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Data management plan: Portuguese

Este modelo de plano de gerenciamento de dados faz parte de um kit de ferramentas criado para ajudar profissionais de ONGs (Internacionais) a aplicar a ética de pesquisa às atividades de geração de evidências, inclusive às pesquisas e avaliações.
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Participant information sheet: Portuguese

Esta folha informativa para participantes e o formulário de consentimento
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Ethics risk assessment: Portuguese

Este modelo de avaliação de riscos éticos faz parte de um kit de ferramentas criado para ajudar profissionais de ONGs (Internacionais)

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