Ethics Resources

From the start, we've worked with the Ethox Centre at the University of Oxford to develop ethical frameworks for pursuing large-scale genomics research, particularly in the context of collaborations between researchers working in high- and low- or middle-income settings.

Ethics of collaborative genomics research

A highly-engaged programme of ethics activities

Our ethics team works closely with the MalariaGEN Resource Centre and our research partners to:

  • Develop network-wide policies on ethical issues such as data-sharing, particularly for our human GWAS data
  • Provide ethics support, training and advice
  • Undertake research and facilitate consultations around important ethical issues

A range of ethical considerations, at all stages of our research

Our ethics work involves collaboratively identifying and addressing a range of important ethical issues that relate to the way our research is designed and conducted; the way data and research outcomes are analysed, shared and reported; and also the way our projects operate.

These ethical issues include: