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Ethical review

In Sweden, the law demands that certain research must undergo ethical review before it can begin. The review is carried out by the national Ethical Review Authority, located in Uppsala.

The Swedish Ethical Review Authority's website

The ethical review of the use of laboratory animals at Lund University is conducted by the Malmö/Lund Animal Testing Ethics Board.

Animal Testing Ethics Committees (in Swedish, Swedish Board of Agriculture website)

Information and help at Lund University regarding ethical review:

Ethical review (Lund University Staff Pages)

Ethical misconduct

Deviations from good research practice (Lund University Staff Pages)

Research and animal research ethics in general

Research ethics and animal research ethics (Lund University Staff Pages)

Questions concerning Region Skåne

The Ethical Council in Region Skåne may be contacted for issues around ethical principles. This council does not handle individual research projects or patient matters.

Website for healthcare providers in Skåne, in Swedish

For individual cases, there are appointed persons within each unit/part of the organisation.

Questions specific to SUS

At Skåne University Hospital (SUS) there is an ethics council. It acts as an advisory and facilitating capacity regarding ethical aspects of activities within SUS. The council is chaired by the hospital’s chief medical officer.

etikradsus [at] skane [dot] se (etikradsus[at]skane[dot]se)