Mark Israel

Mark Israel is Winthrop Professor of Law and Criminology in the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia.

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Mission Possible: Be an Ethical Social Scientist

The author of a book on research ethics for social scientists suggests that issues such as antagonism with university review boards and new complexities introduced by Big Data can make integrity a sometime elusive quality.

6 years ago
Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams and Research Anonymity: How Far Do We Go?

After promising research subjects anonymity, a compelling reason — and the state’s compulsion — pushes us to renege on the promise. is that a mortal sin or a venal transgression? Mark Israel argues that sometimes it’s a necessary evil.

6 years ago