Obtaining Consent for User Research

This article explains the importance of informed consent, research ethics principles and how to create a written consent form.


Better designs should never come at the cost of another person’s wellbeing. Informed consent is a fundamental part of an ethical research program, which respects participants and protects them from harm. In this article, learn why informed consent is important and what makes a strong consent form.

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