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Forskningsetik inom naturvetenskap och teknik, 2,5 hp



  • Biologi
  • Datavetenskap
  • Kemi
  • Maskinteknik
  • Matematik






  • Jana Jass, Professor
    019 303943 This is an email address
  • Josefin Unander-Scharin, Utbildnings- och forskningsadministratör
    019 303507 This is an email address

Course content

The course provides an overview of the ethical issues associated with research in natural sciences and engineering. This includes the philosophical, moral and ethical considerations in research. The course includes:
- What is considered good research practices and professionalism
- Ethics in scientific publication
- Ethics of animal and human studies and ethical permits
- Ethical and legal aspects of handling of personal data
- Intellectual property
- Research misconduct and cheating and the responsibility for reporting
- Regulations and legislations associated with research


You can apply and register for the course by sending an e-mail to This is an email address no later than September 6, 2019. Registration after this date is possible if space is available.

Course information

The course is offered in English and the number of students is limited to 15. The course will prioritize students from NT but it is open to students from other institutions at Örebro University. Further information will be sent after registration.


To gain access to the course, students in school of science and technology must have taken the course, “Research and Thesis Planning in Science and Technology, 7.5 credits” ("Forskning och avhandlingsplanering i naturvetenskap och teknik, 7,5 hp”) or equivalent.


For more information, you are welcome to contact Jana Jass (This is an email address).