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Old 10-28-2011, 05:00 PM
Chimera Chimera is offline
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Originally Posted by peanutbutter87 View Post
Hi all, would you be so kind as to comment on these questions for a research project, preferable people in the GTA

These are the general questions I'm looking into

So, since people are responding, I have to ask. What is this research for? If it's an academic study, then there are regulations about doing research and obtaining consent, and this would be governed by an IRB. There are specific guidelines for doing research with online communities.

Obviously, what's been posted is public if you join, but people have a right to know what the aim of the research is and where the data is going to be used. Nondisclosure is unethical.
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