Scientific Research Ethics

Scientific Research needs an improvement in our region, more focus in science and research will develop our country thus, lead Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish to consider the ethics of scientific research.

Hence, Prof. Dr. Silverman was invited to Heliopolis University for sharing his experience in the field of Research Ethics in Middle East and Egypt.

Prof. Dr. Silverman initiation to enhance research ethics in the region showed in the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics through his Published article “Enhancing Research Ethics Capacity in the Middle East: Experience and Challenges of a Fogarty-Sponsored Training Program”.

Dr. Silverman has shown Heliopolis University staff and students the history of research ethics and how it began in court then formation of laws and rights for humans and the trials they involves in.

Then considerations of Ethics become wider to include animals, procedures and results.

Also according to his studies on number of Middle East researchers who are conducting clinical trials and publishing scientific research papers; how many of them knows, studied and applying Ethics through their research work.

Health research has become an increasingly global endeavor as shown in number of clinical trials conducted in low- and middle-income countries as he said.

Thus lead to a need of a training program which will raise and qualify researchers to conduct scientific research according to the ethics regulations known worldwide.

From there, Prof. Dr. Abouleish and Prof. Dr. Silverman start a new training program at Heliopolis University to enhance the research ethics knowledge in Egypt and Middle East.

A speech by Prof. Dr. Nadia Zahawi, the former Minister of Scientific Research, based on her presence on the seminar entitled “Ethics Of the Scientific Research”.

A speech by Prof. Dr. Ashraf El_Kholy, the representative of the multi-nationals pharmaceutical companies, based on his presence on a seminar entitled “Ethics Of Scientific Research”.