Research institutions are responsible for ensuring that the guidelines are implemented and observed in their research communities and that they are routinely communicated to staff and students. The institutions should also establish procedures for preventing and dealing with scientific misconduct. They should moreover have mechanisms for addressing and resolving potential conflicts and cases of doubt relating to research ethics.

Oslo, April 2016

Øyvind Mikkelsen,
Committee Chair

Members: Ingrid Bay-Larsen, Tone Druglitrø, Ole Andreas Engen, Gunnar Hartvigsen, Steinar Heldal, Kjellrun Hiis Hauge, Svein Nordenson, Ernst Nordtveit, Rune Nydal, Maja van der Velden, Janneche Utne Skåre, Rannveig Viste, Lise Øvreås.

Helene Ingierd,
Director

[1] For an overview of international research ethics guidelines, see here.