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  • Guidance for developing ethical research projects involving children 

    Department of Children and Youth Affairs Working Group on Research Ethics; Cleary, Anne; Archer, Peter; Bond, Laurence; Curtis, Ruth; Fallon, Maureen; Felzmann, Heike; Hanafin, Sinéad; Keeneghan, Celia; Lynch, Aine; Madden, Deirdre; Redmond, Adrian; Meaney, Bairbre (Department of Children and Youth Affairs, 2012)
    The aim of this guidance paper, produced by a working group on behalf of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA), is to advise on good practice principles for undertaking research with children (defined in ...
  • The detention of voluntary and involuntary patients in mental health facilities: the ethical considerations 

    National Advisory Committee on Bioethics; Green, Andrew; Bradley, Colin; Gordijn, Bert; Hull, Richard; Kennedy, Harry; Madden, Deirdre; McAuley, Adam; McCarthy, Joan; McQuillan, Regina; Sheikh, Asim A.; Smith, David (Department of Health, 2015)
    It has been estimated that one in four people will experience some form of mental ill-health in their lifetime.1 This can range from feelings of anxiety, to depression, to more severe mental health problems, such as ...
  • Specific informed consent for blood transfusion: the ethical considerations 

    National Advisory Committee on Bioethics; Green, Andrew; Bradley, Colin; Gordijn, Bert; Hull, Richard; Kennedy, Harry; Madden, Deirdre; McAuley, Adam; McCarthy, Joan; McQuillan, Regina; Sheikh, Asim A.; Smith, David (Department of Health, 2013)
    The Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly T.D., established the National Advisory Committee on Bioethics in March 2012. The task of this Committee is to advise the Minister on the ethical and social implications of scientific ...
  • Technologies to support community-dwelling persons with dementia: a position paper on issues regarding development, usability, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, deployment, and ethics 

    Innes, Anthea; Meiland, Franka; Mountain, Gail; Robinson, Louise; van der Roest, Henriëtte; García-Casal, J. Antonio; Gove, Dianne; Thyrian, Jochen René; Evans, Shirley; Dröes, Rose-Marie; Kelly, Fiona; Kurz, Alexander; Casey, Dympna; Szcześniak, Dorota; Dening, Tom; Craven, Tom; Span, Marijke; Felzmann, Heike; Tsolaki, Magda; Franco-Martín, Manuel (JMIR Publications, 2017-01-16)
    Background: With the expected increase in the numbers of persons with dementia, providing timely, adequate, and affordable care and support is challenging. Assistive and health technologies may be a valuable contribution ...
  • Algorithms, social media and mental health 

    Felzmann, Heike; Kennedy, Rónán (Society for Computers and Law, 2016-09-28)
    Algorithmic identification of mental health characteristics is feasible on the basis of easily available information on social media. Such information can be extracted by algorithmic methods from publicly available ...
  • Steven Crowell - Normativity and Phenomenology in Husserl and Heidegger 

    O'Rourke, Jonathan (Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy, 2013-09-21)
    Given the ubiquity of Husserl's influence in the twentieth century, it is often vexing to interpret the complicated appropriation of his vocabulary by later writers. In particular, his placement of phenomenology in the ...
  • Ethical Issues in Internet Research: International Good Practice and Irish Research Ethics Documents 

    Felzmann, Heike (Research-publishing.net, 2013)
    This chapter discusses the main research ethical concerns that arise in internet research and reviews existing research ethical guidance in the Irish context in relation to its application to internet research. The ...