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Research ethics

at the Faculty of Social Sciences

Research ethics is about both laws and regulations, and following good research practice. Here you will find information about the faculty's work with research ethics and who you can turn to for support and advice.

Ethical review

Are you planning to conduct research involving people or the processing of personal data? Then you may need to apply for an ethical approval.

Read more about ethical review on the Staff Pages.

If you have questions regarding ethical review, you are welcome to contact the faculty's ethics advisor, Åse Innes-Kerr (see contact box).

Good research practice

In order for scientific research to be reliable and the results trustworthy, it is necessary to follow good research practice.

The faculty's scientific representative, Anna Meeuwisse, provides advice or support on issues relating to good scientific practice. This may, for example, concern issues related to publication, author responsibility or research collaborations. See contact information in the contact box.

Personal data in research

The faculty's data protection coordinator, Ann-Sofie Zettergren, can provide advice and support regarding personal data in research (see contact box).

You can also find information via the links below:

Personal data in research - Staff pages

Handling of persons and data protection at the Faculty of Social Sciences

The Ethics Council 

The faculty's Ethics Council is responsible for monitoring broader ethical issues of relevance to education and research.

Read more about the Ethics Council


Åse Innes-Ker
Ethics advisor
+46 46 222 33 96
ase [dot] innes-ker [at] psy [dot] lu [dot] se (ase[dot]innes-ker[at]psy[dot]lu[dot]se)

Anna Meeuwisse
Research representative
+46 46 222 31 57
anna [dot] meeuwisse [at] soch [dot] lu [dot] se (anna[dot]meeuwisse[at]soch[dot]lu[dot]se)

Ann-Sofie Zettergren
Librarian, data protection coordinator
ann-sofie [dot] zettergren [at] sambib [dot] lu [dot] se (ann-sofie[dot]zettergren[at]sambib[dot]lu[dot]se)
+46 46 222 16 92