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Online Pre-Conference Workshop

Conducting Research During a Pandemic:
Online Platforms and Ethical Issues

NOVEMBER 24, 2022
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


  1. To identify/describe the main online tools and platforms that can be used for research during a pandemic

  2. To explore the function/purpose of the selected online platforms used in research

  3. To investigate the applicability of online platforms in research

  4. To explore the advantages and disadvantages of using online platforms in research

  5. To determine the ethical principles affected by the use of online platforms and to explore means by which ethical principles can be preserved when using online platforms

  6. To determine the best methods of obtaining informed consent on an online platform

  7. To determine the most effective way of conducting a hybrid study, to ensure standardization of data collection and storage

  8. To outline security measures to protect online research data



Member, Research Ethics Committee, Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)

Dr Andrea Kanneh 


Director, Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), The University of the West Indies

Dr Leroy Hill


Research Technician II, CETL,
The University of the West Indies

Mr Marc Garcia


9:00 - 9:10 AM

Opening Remarks

Introduction of Programme / Sessions and Presenters

9:10 - 10:45 AM

Session 1

Introducing the Use of Online Platforms/Tools in Research

Exercises/Practice Lessons

- Objectives 1-4


10:45 - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 2

Ethics involved in the Use of Online Platforms/Tools

Exercises/Practice Lessons

- Objectives 5-6


12:30 - 1:15 PM

Session 3

1:15 - 2:45 PM

Conducting Hybrid Study and Online Data Security

- Objectives 7-8

Workshop Activity

2:45 - 3:30 PM

Group Work

Group Presentations

3:30 - 4:00 PM



$150 TTD


$300 TTD

Registration Deadline:
November 22, 2022

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