Comment: The pursuit of a more ethical science has come to be associated with building trust by creating transparent processes, inclusive participation and openness to uncertainty, writes Sarah Franklin. #Nature150
Ethical research — the long and bumpy road from shirked to shared
Sarah Franklin writes about #bioethics in #Nature but has apparently little understanding of the field, as aptly shown by Udo Schuklenk in his blog. Read Udo's response:
I don't recognize the story of bioethics as told by Sarah Franklin in . It emphasizes genetics and reproductive ethics, whereas human experimentation, medical technologies, & the evolving clinician-patient relationship were the real drivers.
‘Bioethics evolves...The field no longer relies on philosophically derived mandates codified into textbook formulas’. Ethical research — the long and bumpy road from shirked to shared
Sarah Franklin's #Nature150 history of research ethics: "interdisciplinary expertise plus public consultation increasingly define a new approach to ethical science"; "scientific excellence depends on greater inclusivity.. we must all be ethicists now"
"The stereotype of bureaucratic, box-ticking ethical compliance is no longer fit for purpose in a world of #CRISPR twins, synthetic neurons and self-driving cars." —Sarah Franklin The #bioethics #Nature150 essay