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European Commission. Directorate General for Research. (2013). Ethics for researchers: facilitating research excellence in FP7. Publications Office. 10.27777/7491


Designed for all researchers who are preparing an application to receive funding from the European Union for their research, this document describes the most important aspects of research ethics and indicates the main points of attention for the Ethics Review procedure as a part of the 7 th Framework Programme (FP7). For research funded by the European Union, ethics is an integral part of research from beginning to end and ethical compliance is pivotal to achieve real research excellence. After a briefly explaining the history and legal basis of research ethics (Chapter 1) it is illustrated how exactly the Ethics Review procedure is integrated in the application and evaluation process. (Chapter 2) Chapter 3 will help you to understand the core subjects of research ethics and provides a practical roadmap to help with the preparation of your proposal.