Heriot-Watt University Ethics Briefing - WEBINAR



This workshop has been designed to cover the essential information on ethical responsibilities and specific Heriot-Watt University policy and procedures.

  • Defining ethics and acting in an ethical manner
  • Relevant National and International Legislation/Policy
  • Linking ethics to research
  • Key research ethics principles
  • Examples of research ethical dilemmas
  • Good research ethics practice

The briefings will also cover data protection and GDPR issues including the current hot topics:

  • When do I need to complete a data protection impact assessment and how?
  • What is data protection by design and how do I apply it to my project?
  • Am I processing participants’ data with their consent or in the public interest?
  • Pseudonymise or anonymise?