top of page

Welcome to the Research Ethics course! There are various possibilities for studying, please see the instructions below. 

Have you ever felt that even though you have read the relevant codes of conduct for research integrity, you are still insecure about conducting your research ethically? This website will help you practice your ethics skills on the Foundation Level so you know which way to go with your research. Below you can see an overview of ethical aspects of the research process.
















To begin, click on the 'Start here!' button. Follow the instructions on the website and in the e-portfolio template. Good luck!

This version: developed by the LIFE course ‘Research Ethics Compass’ 2020. Initial version: MVP

When you have done all the tasks on this website, you are ready to go to the Advanced Level tasks and learn about new tools that will help you deal with ethical dilemmas.

Copy of Ethical aspects of research proc

Introductory tasks


What does ethics mean to you?


Why do we have to think about ethics during research?


Famous thinkers of ethics


Metaethics - approaches


Theory of ethics


Ethical approaches - finding a solution

Description of the course

Please click on the button below to find out more about this course: aims, target groups, learning outcomes, method, learning process, self-reflection and evaluation.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the author.

bottom of page