Perspectives and Trends in Research Ethics: A Necessity


Published: 2023-03-17

Page: 53-55

Nnodim Johnkennedy *

Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.

Nwaokoro Joakin Chidozie

Department of Public Health, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.

Ikem Amarachi Promise

Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Research ethics involves application of fundamental ethical concepts to research activities, such as the planning and carrying out of research, respect for society and other people, the use of resources and research outputs, scientific misconduct and the regulation of research. It is a crucial component of research that is affected by factors like public trust in scientists, data protection, anonymity, and confidentiality, as well as the capacity to establish and maintain relationships of trust with respondents. It encompasses not only the rules spelled out in a code of ethics, but also the researcher's philosophical and value viewpoint. The research ethics and its principle are x-rayed.

Keywords: Research ethics, activities, regulation, confidentiality

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Johnkennedy, N., Chidozie, N. J., & Promise, I. A. (2023). Perspectives and Trends in Research Ethics: A Necessity. Asian Journal of Research in Biology, 6(1), 53–55. Retrieved from


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