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Adobe PDF format Children's Research and Ethical Review: Executive Summary | © 2019

A substantial increase in research into the lives of children has been experienced in Ireland over the last few years. This increase is not only in the amount of research undertaken but also in the multi-disciplinary range of such research. Compared to requirements in research with adult research participants, research with children faces additional ethical challenges. The main aim of this research is to provide an overview of the current mechanisms for applying for and achieving ethics apporval for studies being undertaken with children in Ireland.

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