Thompson Rivers University

Research ethics lunch series

Research with Young People: Assent and Consent
Date: Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2024

Time: 1-2 p.m.

Location: TRUSU Lecture Hall

Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Shaw (Anthropology/Sociology), Dr. Rebecca Sanford (Social Work)

All faculty, staff and students engaged in research are welcome!

Are you considering working with children or youths in your research?

Come and chat with REB members about research ethics with young people in terms of capacity to consent, assent versus consent, crafting child-friendly consent forms and the opportunities and challenges of requiring parental or guardian consent.

Ways to connect:
We are here to support your research and answer questions.

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Online drop-in times:

  • Jan. 17 from 2-3 p.m.
  • Feb. 7 from 2-3 p.m.
  • Mar. 20 from 2-3 p.m.

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