The CHANGER research project receives funding from the European Commission. With the help of that funding, current ethical criteria will be evaluated and new insights established to practice ethics by design.
The CHANGER project aims to promote changes in the ethical assessment of research. With the help of those changes, researchers will be better able to incorporate ethical judgments into project design and implementation. Those changes will also help ethics committees address new challenges facing researchers as a result of new technologies and research practices.
The consortium has extensive and long-standing experiential expertise in ethical review of research, integrity monitoring and human rights and is able to provide new solutions to ethical review needs.
From our Faculty, Prof. Jeanne Mifsud Bonnici, Dr Marina Markellou and Dr Roxani Fragkou are contributing to the project and work together with the consortium to achieve the project objectives.
Researchers working on CHANGER will evaluate current practices and ethical criteria and identify new challenges. They will also discuss challenges arising from new technologies that are not adequately addressed in the current evaluation process.
They will also provide innovative training for experts and researchers in the field of ethical evaluation. Finally, they will propose innovative approaches and tools by which ethical evaluation can be reformed and name new insights and guidelines by which ethics by design can be practiced.
This article was published by the Faculty of Law.
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