Vulnerability and Health Research: The REACH Project

Ariella Binik, Ethox Centre, University of Oxford

Vulnerability has long been recognized as a central concept in research ethics. It aims to identify populations in need of special protections and to clarify the protections that should be provided. Despite a long history in research ethics guidelines and considerable attention in bioethics scholarship, offering a clear and persuasive account of what it means to be vulnerable, who is vulnerable, and why they are vulnerable remains controversial. Continue reading “Vulnerability and Health Research: The REACH Project”

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Vulnerability and Health Research: The REACH Project