Last updated 14.9.2023


At the initial stage of research, the kinds of permits or preliminary ethical review the research requires must be clarified. The research is communicated throughout its life-cycle and it is necessary to produce a communication plan as early as at the planning stage.


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Besides TENK there are other advisory boards on research ethics in Finland.