Research studies

Research that falls under the Act concerning the Ethical Review of Research Involving Humans must be reviewed by the Central Ethical Review Board or one of the six Regional Ethical Review Boards.

How to apply:

  1. Complete the form "Application for Ethical Vetting". Besides the researcher, a representative of the responsible research body must also sign the application. In cases where the School of Health and Welfare is the responsible research body, the school’s dean acts as Applications from Region Jönköping County are to be sent to Futurum, where they are signed by a representative appointed by the county council director.
  2. Enclose a research plan, any instrumentation (interview guide, questionnaire, description of experiments, etc.), letters to research subjects and the like.
  3. Submit a signed hard copy of your complete application to the secretary of the Research Ethics Committee:

    Hälsohögskolans Forskningsetiska Kommitté
    Att. Karolina Boberg Hälsohögskolan
    Box 1026
    551 11 JÖNKÖPING

    The application must reach the committee no later than 11 working days before the meeting at which the application is meant to be considered. Late or incomplete applications will be processed at the subsequent meeting.

The applications are registered and are thus public documents.

If no additional information is needed, the committee should be able to deliver an opinion to the applicant no later than 14 days after the application was considered.

Content updated 2018-12-27


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