Research Ethics for Social Science and Public Health Research

Organisers: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
Host: Prof. Dr Surinder Jaswal
Date and time: Jan 23-24, 2017 | Full day

Course Faculty: 

  1. Dr Amar Jesani, MBBS, Independent Researchers and Consultant, Pubic Health and Bioethics, Mumbai; and Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME)
  2. Dr Sunita Sheel Bandewar, PhD (Anthropology) and Masters in Bioethics (Toronto, Canada), Independent Researcher, Pune; Working Editor, IJME

Course participants: Twenty-five participants from the constituencies of: research scholars, faculty and students of various Master program.

Goal: To enable participants to identify and apply the methods of ethical reasoning to social science and health research


  1. To learn to use ethical reasoning to meet the challenges posed by social science and public health research;
  2. To become aware of the existing national and international guidance / guidelines on research

Learning methods: Adult learning, interactive method, skill building through ethics case studies, short video/film viewing; and short, focused presentations

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