You won the draw! Is it ethical to pay our research participants?

Given the overcrowded research market where many researchers are competing over the same participants, researchers are considering novel ways to recruit them One way is to make some form of incentive, like draw on a prize, or a voucher, or a free visit to a clinic. In this video I discussed this practice from anContinue reading “You won the draw! Is it ethical to pay our research participants?”

Do we need bioethics?

Two counterarguments: Need and Employability It may be surprisingly annoying to keep defining and defending your speciality every time you are asked about it. To many, including some medical colleagues, I have wasted my time and two dream opportunities: a master at the University of Toronto and a PhD at the University of Birmingham. InsteadContinue reading “Do we need bioethics?”