$5K – $10K Translational Research Ethics Grant Program
The Translational Research Ethics Grant Program was established to foster ethics-focused research on clinical and translational research practices. Proposals involving qualitative and/or quantitative approaches are welcome. Applicants may request up to $10,000 for one year.
This award is offered through a collaboration between the UNC Center for Bioethics and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS).
Next Submission Due Date: To Be Announced
Some research ethics issues include, but are not limited to, ethical aspects of:
- Research recruitment Informed consent
- Return of unanticipated research results
- Return of research results with questionable therapeutic value
- Conflict of interest
- Commercialization of biomedical research
- Research with vulnerable populations such as prisoners, children, or the socioeconomically disenfranchised
- Research with families and communities
- Research with the recently deceased
- Research with stored biological specimens
- Research with animals such as:
- Balancing harms and potential benefits
- Promoting alternatives
- Impact on researchers and technicians
- Human-animal bonding and care-taking responsibilities
For more information or questions about the Research Ethics Grant Program, please contact Warren Whipple, TraCS Research Ethics Administrator.