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  1. Summary

    Summary Research ethics The concept of "research ethics" refers to a broad set of standards, values, and institutional arrangements that contribute to constituting and regulating research activities. These include the duty of honesty in

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  2. Uncertainty, risk, and the precautionary principle

    Research may have far-reaching consequences for health, society, or the environment. It is therefore important that the uncer-tainty and risk that are often accompanying factors when research becomes practical and concrete, are not neglected, and

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  3. The relationship between research and other knowledge-bearers and forms of knowledge

    There are a multitude of types of knowledge in all societies. Professionals as well as laypeople have different kinds of experience-based knowledge. Individuals and local communities may possess specific <i>local knowledge. Traditional

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  4. Proposed scientific oath

    The research ethics guidelines should be well known in research communities and should especially reach those who are newly recruited into the research community. The guidelines mean that the individual researcher makes a personal commitment. We

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  5. Questioning the ethics in petroleum research

    Questioning the ethics in petroleum research “Universities and research institutions should carry out a thorough review of their petroleum research activities,” says chair of ethics committee. In the last twelve months, there has been a broad

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  6. Responsibility concerning the individual

    Responsibility concerning the individual In the conduct of research involving human beings, the researcher is obliged to proceed on the assumption that individual subjects claim the right to protection of their living space and personal integrity.

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  7. Norwegian research gets its Code of ethics

    Norwegian research gets its Code of ethics It is first and foremost meant to be advisory, but failure to comply with several of the guidelines may violate other laws and regulations. Research ethics is a topic usually brought to public attention

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  8. Foreword

    These guidelines for research ethics were prepared by the National Committee for Research Ethics in Science and Technology (NENT) in 2007 and revised in 2015. The guidelines supplement existing international guidelines on research ethics.[1] In

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  9. The obligations of research to society

    The first three guidelines summarise the obligations of research to society: The obligations of research to society 1 Research has an independent responsibility for the role it plays in social developments. Researchers and research institutions

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  10. Whistleblowing and ethical responsibility

    On occasion, conflicts may arise between the individual researcher and a senior or an authority. This is particularly problematic when the conflict arises because the researcher regards it as his or her ethical duty to act as a whistleblower,

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