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  1. Fighting paper mills

    Fighting paper mills A Chinese "paper mill" has produced at least 400 scientific articles to order. A Norwegian researcher was central to the discovery. (This article was first published in Norwegian in the Magazine Research Ethics no.

    /News/News archive/2020/Fighting paper mills/

  2. Ethics and Pandemics topic at the annual National Ethics Councils Forum

    Ethics and Pandemics topic at the annual National Ethics Councils Forum On June 18th, the National Ethics Councils (NEC) held its annual forum, this time digitally. This year’s topic was ethics and pandemics. NEC is a

    /News/News archive/2020/Ethics and Pandemics topic at the annual National Ethics Councils Forum/

  3. New General Director

    Meet our new general director Helene Ingierd is the new general director of The Norwegian National Research Ethics Committees. Ingierd holds a Phd in political science and has broad experience from the committees.  — The Norwegian National

    /News/News archive/2020/New General Director/

  4. How to reach the public in science communication

    How to reach the public in science communication As a researcher, you may not doubt the importance of your work. But its influence is, of course, dependent of its outreach. This article was first published on the Finnish Responsible Research

    /News/News archive/2019/How to reach the public in science communication/

  5. Bø Iversen, Camilla

    Camilla Bø Iversen Director for The National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics (NEM). Phone: (+47) 23 31 83 18 E-mail: camilla.bo.iversen@etikkom.no. 

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  6. Bakstad, Brittelise

    Brittelise Bakstad Senior advisor. Coordinator for The Norwegian National Research Ethical Committee for Medical and Health Research (NEM) and the Regional Committees for Medical and Health Research Ethics (REC). Phone: (+47) 23 31 83 24 E-mail:

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  7. Statement regarding possible misconduct at the University of Agder

    Statement regarding possible misconduct at the University of Agder This statement from the National Commission for the Investigation of Research Misconduct was first published in Norwegian in 2017 (link in text). Download the full statement as

    /News/News archive/2019/Statement regarding possible misconduct at the University of Agder/

  8. Grønli, Kristin S.

    Kristin S. Grønli

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  9. EU has become stricter: Researcher wrote eight pages on ethics – waited six months for the money

    EU has become stricter: Researcher wrote eight pages on ethics – waited six months for the money Scientists applying for grants from the EU face a more extensive ethical assessment than with the Research Council of Norway. “First, I saw the

    /News/News archive/2019/EU has become stricter: Researcher wrote eight pages on ethics – waited six months for the money/

  10. 40 percent of researchers have "committed" a QRP

    40 percent of researchers have "committed" a QRP The latest RINO-report finds that 40 percent of researchers have engaged in at least one questionable research practice during the last three years. The report – which is currently only

    /News/News archive/2019/40 percent of researchers have "committed" a QRP/

  11. general statement on ethical evaluation in EU-projects

    NESH gives statement on ethical evaluation in EU-projects The National Committee for Research Ethics in the Social Sciences and the Humanities (NESH) has received several questions from researchers concerning ethical evaluations in EU-projects.

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  12. 2019

    News - 2019

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  13. Use of Animals in Research

    Ethical Guidelines for the Use of Animals in Research These guidelines have been prepared by the National Committee for Research Ethics in Science and Technology (NENT). Their purpose is to provide ethical guidelines for researchers and other

    /Ethical guidelines for research/Use of Animals in Research/

  14. New report on research integrity in Norway

    New report on research integrity in Norway Almost 7.300 researchers have answered a national questionnaire on attitudes towards and occurrence of misconduct and questionable research practices, and on training in research ethics. This is the first

    /News/News archive/2018/New report on research integrity in Norway/

  15. Status report: Research integrity in Norway

    Presentation of Status report on Research integrity in Norway For the first time in 20 years, the status of research integrity has been mapped in Norway. Now the first interim report will be presented: What knowledge do researchers have of

    /News/News archive/2018/Status report: Research integrity in Norway/

  16. "Don’t let transparency damage science"

    "Don’t let transparency damage science" This was the take home message from prof Stephan Lewandowsky at our open meeting on open science. The meeting took place in Oslo in the end of February. This is a summary of the presentations given.

    /News/News archive/2018/"Don’t let transparency damage science"/

  17. Human biological material, full genome sequencing and the right of reservation

    Human biological material, full genome sequencing and the right of reservation [The following text is an example or case, which can serve as a basis for reflection and discussion. Some examples may be based on real events, while others are

    /The Research Ethics Library/Resources/Case studies/Human biological material, full genome sequencing and the right of reservation/

  18. Quantitative method: computation of missing values

    Quantitative method: computation of missing values [The following text is an example or case, which can serve as a basis for reflection and discussion. Some examples may be based on real events, while others are fictional representations.] A

    /The Research Ethics Library/Resources/Case studies/Quantitative method: computation of missing values/

  19. Vulnerable groups

    Vulnerable groups [The following text is an example or case, which can serve as a basis for reflection and discussion. Some examples may be based on real events, while others are fictional representations.] A thesis in comparative literature

    /The Research Ethics Library/Resources/Case studies/Vulnerable groups/

  20. Experiences of violence among children in the care of the Norwegian Child Welfare Service

    Experiences of violence among children in the care of the Norwegian Child Welfare Service [The following text is an example or case, which can serve as a basis for reflection and discussion. Some examples may be based on real events, while others

    /The Research Ethics Library/Resources/Case studies/Experiences of violence among children in the care of the Norwegian Child Welfare Service/

  21. Informed consent

    Informed consent [The following text is an example or case, which can serve as a basis for reflection and discussion. Some examples may be based on real events, while others are fictional representations.] A health research community is asked to

    /The Research Ethics Library/Resources/Case studies/Informed consent/

  22. What is the extent of the researcher’s responsibility?

    What is the extent of the researcher’s responsibility? [The following text, based on real events, is an example of a useful point of departure for reflection and discussion.] In 2009, The Norwegian Centre for Migration and Minority Health

    /The Research Ethics Library/Resources/Case studies/What is the extent of the researcher’s responsibility?/

  23. Case studies

    Cases studies These examples or cases can serve as a basis for reflection and discussion. Some examples may be based on real events, while others are fictional representations.

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  24. The Act on ethics and integrity in research

    The Act on ethics and integrity in research The act concerning the organization of work on ethics and integrity in research (Research Ethics Act) entered into force on 1 May 2017. It replaces the former Research Ethics Act of 2007. The purpose

    /The Research Ethics Library/Practical information/Legal statutes and guidelines/The Act on ethics and integrity in research/

  25. Open meeting on open science

    There are pressing research ethical challenges with some aspects of openness in science. The Norwegian National Research Ethics Committees is hosting an open meeting on open science in the end of February. Most of the meeting will be in

    /News/News archive/2018/Open meeting on open science/