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3. Avoidance of social and personal harm

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3.a

Ensure that participation in research is voluntary, on the basis of informed consent, taking account of the specific requirements of differing types of quantitative and qualitative research

B.1.2 Define the concept and workplan for the scientific research
B.2.1 Execute the assignment as agreed upon
3.b

Take special care to protect the interests of children, the mentally impaired, the elderly and other vulnerable groups

B.2.1 Execute the assignment as agreed upon
3.c

Ensure that the views of all relevant stakeholders are taken into account where this does not conflict with other ethical or scientific principles

A.1.1 Develop the first outline of the project proposal
A.2.1 Develop the conceptual framework interactively and iteratively
B.1.1 Define the research questions
B.2.1 Execute the assignment as agreed upon
3.d

Ensure that research participants are protected from undue intrusion, distress, indignity, physical discomfort, personal embarrassment or psychological or other harm

B.1.2 Define the concept and workplan for the scientific research
B.2.1 Execute the assignment as agreed upon
3.e

Ensure that the research process does not involve unwarranted material gain or loss for any participant

A.2.3 Manage the organisational aspects of the project
A.2.4 Determine time-planning and budget for the realisation of the project
B.1.2 Define the concept and workplan for the scientific research
B.2.1 Execute the assignment as agreed upon
3.f

Ensure that research results are disseminated in a manner that makes them accessible to the relevant social stakeholders

B.3 Report and deliver the output of the scientific research
D.1 Organise an international scientific event
D.2 Disseminate the scientific research results through the project website and/or newsletter
D.3 Fulfil additional efforts to disseminate the scientific research results
3.g

Ensure that research is commissioned and conducted with respect for all groups in society regardless of race, ethnicity, religion and culture, and with respect for and awareness of gender or other significant social differences

A.1.1 Develop the first outline of the project proposal
A.2.1 Develop the conceptual framework interactively and iteratively
B.1.1 Define the research questions
B.2.1 Execute the assignment as agreed upon
B.3 Report and deliver the output of the scientific research
3.h

Avoid harassment or discrimination against research assistants, trainees or other colleagues and minimise any safety risks

A.2.3 Manage the organisational aspects of the project
A.2.4 Determine time-planning and budget for the realisation of the project
A.3.4 Set up a consortium agreement
B.2.2 Obtain uniformity in the scientific approach of the consortium partners

Upholding scientific standards Upholding scientific standards

Compliance with the law Compliance with the law