Who is the conference aimed at?
This conference is aimed at anybody who has an interest in research ethics within any discipline or someone who would like the opportunity to share their practice and thoughts. The conference warmly invites academic and professional staff, PhD students and external (including non-academic) organisations.
Can I get a confirmation of attendance?
Yes, of course. You will receive an electronic copy to your email address. We will mail it to you throughout the week after the conference.
When will the conference take place? Where is it located?
REC2021 will take place online via the Hopin online platform. You will find more information about this by follwing our Twitter page and checking back at the website.
What are the key themes?
What happens when the project is long-term and needs to adapt to changing conditions over time?
How do you ethically make quick decisions in the moment?
Where and how do we learn ethics?
Why, and in what ways, do ethics change over time?
Can (and should) we try to influence ethics in our disciplines?
When working collaboratively, how do you negotiate ethics?
What do researchers need to do to gain fluency in the ethical concerns and procedures of other disciplines?
What does reflective practice look like and how does it support ethics?
How do you do [insert method here]?
What does a good ethics application look like?
Will my data be shared; if so, with whom?
Your anonymous data will be shared with the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The SWDTP and ESRC are interested in the numbers of funded and non-funded people that attend. They will not have access to any personal details.
Do you use any social networks?
Yes we do. We primarily use Twitter and sometomes we use Facebook.
How can I see a list of who is attending?
Will I have the opportunity to connect with other registered attendees prior to the event?
The short answer is no. We do host some workshops relating to research ethics leading up to REC2021 where you will be able to see who is taking part and engage is discussion. However, not all people that attend the workshops are planning on attending RCE2021.
Do I need to have my camera on?
The choice is entirley yours. We will be using the Hopin platform which means you can communicate with your camera on and off, sound on and off and if you prefer to have video and sound off together, you can use our chat function where you can send over questions in sessions have a chat with people in the various workshops and networking spaces.
Will speaker presentations be available after the event?
We are working on this. As we are going online using a new confernce platform we are having to make sure that we go about this the right way. We will be updating this as soon as we have more infromation.
What happens if there is a schedule change?
Schedule change are inevitable. We will make sure we limit any schedule changes.
Who do I contact if I have a complaint?
If you have a complaint you can email REC2021@exeter.ac.uk and address it to Warren Speed (REC Founder and Chair).
Do I have to attend the whole day?
The choice is entirley up to you.
Can I see what sessions will be presented before I attend REC2021 online?
Yes. We will send out a pdf confernece prgoramme and a an abstract booklet to each person that has registered to attend REC2021.
How can I find out when someone is scheduled to present?
You will be able to find this information on the programme that we send you before the event. You will also be able to find this information on the 'schedule' on the day of the confernece.
If my internet fails and I am kicked out what do I do?
Ah, the joys of technology. We understand that this can sometimes happen and when it does its frustrating.
Will presentations be recorded to be reviewed at a later date?
At the moment we are looking into this. As we are using an online platform that is new to us, we are still investgiating this option. We will update this section as soon as we find out more.
How can I register?
You can regsiter for REC2021 for FREE by clicking here.
How much is registration?
I have submitted an abstract/poster. Do I need to also register for a ticket?
Yes, you do. If you have submitted an abstract, workshop or poster you will still need to register for a delegate ticket via Eventbrite. If a group of you have submitted an abstract then you will individually need to register for a delegate ticket.
How is my registration confirmed?
When will the conference registration close?
If I can't attend, can I transfer my registration?
What if I have to cancel?
What should my poster look like?
Be creative! Use your posters to communicate your research ethics as effectively and attractively as possible.
What are the important dates relating to poster submisisons?
The deadline for submitting your poster title and brief abstract is Tuesday 1st June 2021
The deadline for submitting all materials is Friday 11th June 2021
How do I submit a poster?
You can submit a poster by clicking here.
Where can I find guidelines and information about Poster Sessions?
We are currently desiging our confernce platfrom for posters for the Hopin platform. However, we can let you know that each poster presenter will be able to submit their poster to us that we are able to put online and will have the opporunity to host a live presentation with Q&A.
A pre-recorded presentation video (up to 5 mins)
A google slides document (up to 5 slides)
How do I ask questions about a poster?
We are looking forward to hosing posters online via the Hopin conference platform. This now means that you can ask questions in a variety of ways, including online chat and via video.
How should I layout my poster?
You can layout your poster anyway you choose. It can be either portrait or landscape.
What makes a good poster?
A good poster is eye-catching and easy to read.
What links might I want to include?
You can include links to allow viewers to learn more about you or your poster. These might include:
What will live sessions look like?
You have the option of presenting your poster in a live session. These sessions will be 15? minutes long. We suggest using 5-7 minutes to present your poster and the remaining time for questions.
How can I interact with other conference participants to discuss my poster?
Each poster presenter will have a dedicated online ‘poster booth’ on the hop-in platform. Anyone visiting the booth can leave a question or comment using the chat function. We encourage you to check the chat throughout the day and respond to people’s comments.
What format should my pre-recorded poster presentation be in?
There are two ways to create your pre-recorded presentation- video or google slides.
How will the live poster presentations work?
All poster presenters will have the opportunity to attend training on how to use the hop-in platform.
Will there be support for poster presenters on the day of the conference?
We will have a help desk which will be an open session on Hopin all day for people to ask for support. This can be via chat or video chat. You can also email us and we will have dedicate phone numbers you can call.
What support is available for poster presenters?
All poster presenters will be able to access training materials to learn how to navigate Hop-in. We will also be having sessions before the event for all presenters. We are also going to be offering dedicated training and bookable one-to-one sessions.
Will I receive certification for presenting a poster?
Yes, all presenters and delegates will receive a certificate. You also have the possibility of winning one of the prizes for posters which includes and additional certificate and a cash prize!
I cannot attend the conference on the day, can I still submit a poster?
Yes, you have the option of submitting a pre-recorded poster presentation which will be included on your dedicated Hop-in poster page. More information about the hop-in platform can be found here (LINK).
I am not from the UK, can I still submit a poster?
Yes! We encourage international contributions. All posters and presentation must be in English.
I would like to run a workshop at the Research Ethics Confernece. Is this possible?
Yes, we would love you to.