European Textbook on Ethics in Research (3.93MB)
This textbook is designed for use in the training of science students, researchers and research ethics committee members throughout Europe and beyond.
The scope of the textbook is the ethics of scientific research involving human beings. It contains case studies relating to a variety of scientific disciplines, including biomedical and human life sciences, new technologies and the social sciences. These have been chosen to illustrate and facilitate discussion of key ethical issues, and to give a flavour of the range of research settings in which these issues occur.
Syllabus on Ethics in Research (2.35MB)
This syllabus is an accompaniment to the "European Textbook on Ethics in Research". It provides an overview of the content of the textbook and ideally will be used in conjunction with it, but it may also be used independently.
The scope of the syllabus is the ethics of scientific research involving human beings. The case studies relate to a variety of scientific disciplines including biomedical and human life sciences, new technologies, and the social sciences.
This clear and comprehensive list will help guide you through the requirements with regard to ethical issues when preparing your research proposal.
Ethics for Researchers (715 KB)
This publication provides an overview of the Ethics Review process under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). It offers concise definitions, explanations, statistics and case studies.