Ethics approval experiences

This is a discussion thread about this increasingly visible and robust part of the doctoral experience, i.e. ethics approval. Being ethical has always been important as a researcher but now the approval process is becoming more evident. So, perhaps it is time to start sharing our ethical approval experiences?

To start the ball rolling, here (no longer active) is what a former Counselling doctoral student here in the School of Education (for whom I was Internal Examiner) has to say about the teaching of ethical (research) competence.

And one more,  new online resource I have just come across exploring a  participant’s competence to consent amongst other things – check it out here