Research Ethics

Over the years, the Asian Bioethics Review (ABR) has discussed various issues in research ethics. We have collected a number of these articles on this webpage, which currently lists our articles published in Volumes 12 to 14 (2020-2022). We will keep this page up-to-date with our most recent publications, as well as gradually add our older articles on this topic.

Our publisher Springer Nature allows you to read all articles online for free, even if you do not have a subscription to ABR – simply click on the title. Additionally:

  • Free2Read articles can be downloaded and printed as well, if you have a subscription.
  • Free or Open Access articles can be downloaded and printed, even without a subscription.
  • Our articles since 2018 are also accessible via PubMed Central (PMC), where they become Free Access after 12 months.

The copyright of Free2Read and Free Access articles from 2017 is shared by Springer Nature and the National University of Singapore. The copyright of Free Access articles until 2016 is shared by the National University of Singapore and the respective authors. The copyright of Open Access articles remains with the respective authors.

Original Article – Free Access via PMC
Assessing Research Ethics Committees in Myanmar: Results of a Self-Assessment Tool
Zaw Zaw Oo, Min Wun, Yin Thet Nu Oo, Kyaw Swa Mya, and Henry J. Silverman
March 2020 – 12(1): 37 – 49 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00113-7

Original Article – Free Access via PMC
Ethical Practices and Legal Challenges in Mental Health Research in India
Smita N. Deshpande, Vishwajit L. Nimgaonkar, Triptish Bhatia, Nagendra Narayan Mishra, Rajesh Nagpal, and Lisa S. Parker
June 2020 – 12(2): 87-102 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00116-4

Perspective Article – Open Access
A Proposed Model of Core Competencies for Research Ethics Consultants
Kenji Matsui, Yusuke Inoue, Hiroaki Yanagawa, and Tadao Takano
September 2021 – 13(3): 355-370 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-021-00178-y

Original Article – Free2Read
Ethical issues in conducting research in third world countries: A Pakistani perspective
Asma Fazal
2021 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-021-00196-w
Free Access after 12 months via PMC