The conference will comprise two plenary sessions and a choice of three parallel sessions. Participants will be able to attend one parallel session during the conference. Please indicate your choice of parallel session on the booking form. We will endeavour to give everyone their first choice however this may not be possible in all cases.

9.25Join the conference with the link sent by email
9.30Welcome and introduction – Why do ethics in third sector research matter?
Steven Marwick, Evaluation Support Scotland
9.45Plenary 1 Chaired by Steve Grozier, SCVO

Ethical dilemmas in practice 
Prof. Karen McArdle, University of Aberdeen
Dr Jane Cullingworth, University of Glasgow

Ethical considerations of equal opportunities monitoring
Chris Ross, Children in Scotland
10.30Coffee break
Parallel sessions Book your place on one of the following:

Session 1
Ethical dilemmas experienced when hearing research participants’ voices

Session 2
Sharing research data ethically

Session 3
Embedding research ethics in your organisation
12.00Plenary 2
Chaired by Steven Marwick, Evaluation Support Scotland

Consultation on future support for third sector

Reflective researchers
An example of informal ethics support
Fiona McHardy, Poverty Alliance

For more details about parallel sessions download the conference programme

How to book

Complete the online booking form. You will receive an email response immediately.  You will receive an email in two weeks before the conference with the links to the sessions with joining instructions and programme details.

Any questions

Please email

Reserve your place

  • The event is only open to those working in organisations based in Scotland.
  • Please make sure you have your name and place of work i.e. Jane Marryat, ESS
  • You may attend 1 of the 3 parallel sessions. Please indicate your first and second preferences below and we will do our best to allocate parallel session places for you based on your choices.
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