The main purpose of the Ethics Committe is to ensure that research (and allied activities) carried out with/on human and animal subjects at Dakshin follow established ethical protocols that are indispensable for good scientific research and practice. Dakshin’s Ethics Committee is comprised of experts from different institutions who have long-standing experience in dealing with ethical questions regarding human and animal focused research.

 

Human Subjects Research Ethics Review Committee

Ms. Madhuri Ramesh, Dakshin Foundation (Ethics Review Coordinator)

Ms. Kanchi Kohli, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

Dr. Siddhartha Krishnan, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore

Dr. Bharath Sundaram, Nalanda University, Rajgir

 

Animal Research Ethics Review Committee

Mr. Muralidharan Manoharakrishnan, Dakshin Foundation

Dr. Shomita Mukherjee, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore

Dr. Maria Thaker, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Dr. Robin Vijayan, Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research, Tirupati

Dr. Abi Vanak, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore