Lectures and seminars Stockholm trio webinar: Good Research Practice from Different Perspectives

28-05-2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Add to iCal
Webinar via zoom

The seminar is aimed at students, doctoral students, researchers, teachers and other staff at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

Research ethics involves much more than what is covered in ethical reviews and legal frameworks. In this seminar, different aspects of ethics in research will be discussed, including values in science, researchers as experts, academic authorship, and ethical issues as conceived by doctoral students.


Passcode: 602248


Moderator: Sara Belfrage, Stockholm University

Welcome address
Sigbritt Karlsson, President, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Values in Science
Erik Angner, Stockholm University

Experts in a Democracy
Åsa Wikforss, Stockholm University

Academic Authorship
Gert Helgesson, Karolinska Institutet

Research ethical themes for doctoral students at a technical university in Sweden
Per Wikman-Svahn, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

General discussion
Erik Angner, Åsa Wikforss, Gert Helgesson and Per Wikman-Svahn

Concluding remarks
Sebastian Ols, Karolinska Institutet

About the speakers

Sigbritt Karlsson is the President of KTH Royal Institute of Technology since 2016.
She was previously the President of the University of Skövde, and is also professor of
polymer technology targeting the polymeric materials technical environment.

Erik Angner is professor of practical philosophy at Stockholm University. He has a
background in economics as well as in history and philosophy of science, and
teaches research ethics to PhD students across the humanities and social sciences.

Åsa Wikforss is a professor of theoretical philosophy at Stockholm University. She is
the author of a popular book on knowledge resistance, and is a member of the Royal
Academy of Science and the Swedish Academy.

Gert Helgesson is a professor in medical ethics and teaches research ethics at
Karolinska Institutet. He has written extensively on matters concerning publication
ethics, and is one of the authors of the book Publiceringsetik in Swedish.

Per Wikman-Svahn is a researcher at the Division of Philosophy at KTH Royal
Institute of Technology. His research focuses on philosophical aspects of risk and
uncertainty management and he teaches research ethics to PhD students at KTH.

Sebastian Ols is a doctoral student at Karolinska Institutet. His research concerns vaccines and the immune responses they elicit with a broad aim of informing rational vaccine design. He is the chairperson of the Doctoral Students’ Association of Medicinska Föreningen at KI and is engaged in communicating the science of vaccines to the public since the coronavirus vaccine rollout began.


Marianne Loor, KTH Research Support Office

About Stockholm trio

The University Alliance Stockholm Trio forms a dynamic academic environment that promotes the interaction between different disciplines and raises the quality of the international research and educational environment that the three universities – KI, KTH and SU – form in the capital of Sweden.

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