We will start with an overview of the approval process and then cover how to plan for safe fieldwork and document this in a suitable and sufficient risk assessment. This course is aimed at those conducting Qualitative and Ethnographic research.
Throughout the session, we will discuss the impact of COVID on fieldwork and overseas travel; I will explain the impact COVID has on the approval process and what you need to take into account when planning your travel.
Understand the approval process
Understand the impact of COVID
How to plan your fieldwork to reduce the level of risk
How to write a suitable and sufficient risk assessment
Please note: If your fieldwork is more expedition based, Fieldwork Safety Overseas as offered by the University Safety Office, might be more appropriate