Ethical review of research

At the University of Helsinki, the ethics of research are evaluated by ethical review committees. On these pages, you can find information about the research ethics committees at the University of Helsinki.

An ethical review of the research is conducted prior to launching a study.

Ethics reviews protect the legal rights of both study subjects and researchers. Many research funding agencies and publishers require that an ethical review be conducted.

Research ethics committees

The University of Helsinki has four committees that carry out ethics reviews:

Committee timetables, contact information and instructions on requesting ethical reviews are available on committee webpages.

Request an ethical review