Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
About us Faculty of Law Current Affairs News News Archive

CHANGER project funded by European Commission

12 September 2023

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.

Three researchers from our Faculty

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.

Research method

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.

Last modified:12 September 2023 4.32 p.m.
View this page in: Nederlands

More news

  • 05 December 2023

    Clashing human rights: how far can demonstrators go?

    Blocking motorways, protesting against abortion, and waving torches outside a politician’s home. The right to demonstrate is of great importance, but sometimes causes friction with other human rights. For her PhD research, Noor Swart is looking...

  • 23 November 2023

    Invitation to join the 'Applied AI' community

    The remarkable progress in artificial intelligence (AI) is transcending boundaries and finding invaluable applications across diverse academic disciplines. Recognizing the transformative potential of AI, we are proud to introduce the new theme,...

  • 28 August 2023

    Liekuut | Drastically revise the disaster and emergency law before the next crisis

    Adriaan J. Wierenga, emergency law specialist, argues in favour of a thorough revision and simplification of the national emergency law before the next crisis arrives. Proper legislation could save lives.