***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Why not exclude names altogether? Just assign random serial numbers, instead. Won't affect the math or network visualizations a bit. Warning: I have not confronted this dilemma myself. Wondering what others will have to say about this suggestion. John On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 4:22 PM, Pachilova, Rosica < [log in to unmask]> wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Dear all, > > > > I am applying for ethical approval to conduct a social network analysis in > a hospital department. I would like to run an online survey including all > staff members and ask participants to indicate up to 25 people they > communicate and rate the frequency and type of interaction. It was drawn to > my attention that I might have an issue with this, as individuals may not > wish to consent but their name would still appear in the survey list. > > > > Could you please advise how I could go around this issue? > > > > All the best, > > Rosica > > > *Rosica Pachilova * > PhD Researcher > University College London > > Mobile: +447414001893 > UCL Bartlett > <http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/space-syntax/people/mphil-phd-students/rosica-pachilova> > LinkedIn <https://www.linkedin.com/in/pachilova> Twitter > <https://twitter.com/rpachilova> > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email > message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET > in the body of the message. -- John McCreery The Word Works, Ltd., Yokohama, JAPAN Tel. +81-45-314-9324 [log in to unmask] http://www.wordworks.jp/ _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.