Research ethics committees

Research ethics committees review the integrity of research at the University of Helsinki.

At the University of Helsinki, the ethics of research are evaluated by ethical review committees.

The ethical review of research protects the research subjects and ensures the researcher’s legal protection. Many research funding agencies and publishers require that an ethical review be conducted.

Besides conducting reviews, the committees offer guidance in questions concerning research ethics and assist in resolving problems involving research ethics.

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