Visual Research Collaboratory

This project brings together visual and arts-based researchers who are successfully employing innovative research methods and knowledge engagement strategies. The group will draw on their own diverse project experience and an extensive literature review to determine how best to address the ethical and methodological challenges posed by visual methods.  It will then develop best practice guidelines for ethical use of visual methods. Read More

Exploring Ethical Frontiers of Visual Methods Symposium

In March 2014 we held an exciting symposium examining the ethical challenges of working with visual methodologies. Contributors considered the particular methodological and ethical issues in the practice of using visual methods; these included research design and methods specific to visual research, participant engagement in the research process, presentation and dissemination of visual images, as well as working with research ethics committees. Read more …

Guidelines for Ethical Visual Research Methods

This document presents guidelines to assist researchers and research ethics committees in recognising and responding to ethical issues that arise from the use of visual research methods. The guidelines have been developed in recognition of the growing use of visual methods in research. Read More…


 

Events and Updates

New Book! Warr, D., Guillemin, M., Cox, S. M., & Waycott, J. (eds) (2016). Ethics for Visual Research: Theory, Methodology, and Practice. London: Palgrave MacMillan

Warr, D., Guillemin, M., Cox, S. M., & Waycott, J. (eds) (2016). Ethics for Visual Research: Theory, Methodolog...

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Special issue on Visual methods and ethics in Visual Methodologies Vol 3, 2 (2015)

Photo acknowledgement: Amy Spiers and Catherine Ryan, Nothing To See Here (Dispersal), 2014. Photographer: John Pos...

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Guidelines for Ethical Visual Research Methods

Authors: Susan Cox, Sarah Drew, Marilys Guillemin, Catherine Howell, Deborah Warr, Jenny Waycott (alphabetical or...

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Guidelines for Ethical Visual Research Methods.    Find out more …