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dc.contributor.author Mazonde, I.N.
dc.contributor.author Malete, J.
dc.contributor.author Sugarman, J.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-28T08:02:46Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-28T08:02:46Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Mazonde, I.N. et al (2007) Implementing ethics policies in developing countries: ploughing on parched ground?, Journal of Research Administration, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp 67-77 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1539-1590
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/634
dc.description.abstract It is globally expected that universities will ensure that policies guiding researchers’ conduct are in place and adhered to. This expectation is not waived in developing countries. Successful implementation of an ethics policy is facilitated by an appropriate national regulatory framework on which to base the argument for compliance. However, it is possible to implement such policies even when a regulatory framework is absent. The University of Botswana implemented a program to increase awareness of research ethics and to manage allegations of research misconduct through a needs assessment and seminars on the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). This paper describes this problem, and the success of the program initiated to address it. This program serves as a model for other research institutions in the developing world that may encounter similar challenges. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher SRA International Publications. http://www.srainternational.org en_US
dc.subject Ethics policies en_US
dc.subject Research en_US
dc.subject Developing countries en_US
dc.title Implementing ethics policies in developing countries: ploughing on parched ground? en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US
dc.link http://www.srainternational.org/sra03/uploadedfiles/journal/07/38no2.pdf en_US


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