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PhD Data Boot Camp 1: Obtaining and Recording Consent for Your Research

Helen Porter and Yenn Lee

Date: 18 June 2018Time: 2:30 PM

Finishes: 18 June 2018Time: 4:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Library Room E17

Type of Event: Training

Note: Internal event not open to external attendees.

Open to SOAS PhD Students Only

The PhD Data Boot Camp is a new set of hands-on sessions to help doctoral researchers with collecting and managing data professionally and effectively. It is relevant for researchers at all stages - whether you are preparing for fieldwork, have returned from the field, or are planning to submit your thesis soon. 

Session 1 we will give key information and practical exercises to help PhD researchers, who are working with human research participants, the the process of getting informed consent: 

  • Why do you need to get informed consent?
  • Which key documents do you need to read and use?
  • What does a good informed consent process look like?
  • Who do you need to get consent from?
  • How do you create a consent form?
  • Dealing with consent in special circumstances
  • Assessing risk in the consent process

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Workshop will be run by: 

Helen Porter, Digital Services Support Officer

Yenn Lee, Doctoral Training Adviser 

Organiser: SOAS Library and Doctoral School

Contact email:

Contact Tel: 02078984179