Ethics in Research

07 to 09 February 2022

Course instructor:

Prof. Ana Marušić, MD, PhD

The photo shows Prof. Ana Marušić, the course instructor.
You see the logo of the University of Split School of Medicine.

This course will be offered in collaboration with the University of Split School of Medicine.

Target Audience:

This course is open to doctoral candidates from different backgrounds and disciplines from member universities of the SEA-EU consortium.


Online, a link will be sent prior to the course.


  • Difference between ethical and legal issues
  • Dignity of study participants: informed consent
  • Ethics committees
  • Testing new drugs and methods
  • Transparency of clinical trials
  • Challenges in research ethics
  • Publication ethics

Useful Links:

In order to prepare for the course…

How to complete your ethics self-assessment

Helsinki Declaration

Research integrity courses

European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

ENERI Ethics Decision Tree

Ethics and data protection

Ethics and data protection decision tree

Ethics and artificial intelligence

Good clinical practice

Clinical trial registries: WHO ICTRP,, EU Clinical Trial Register

Competing interests


Day 1: 

Monday, 07 February 2022

15:30 – 18:45

Prof. Ana Marušić, MD, PhD

Day 2: 

Tuesday, 08 February 2022

15:30 – 18:45

Prof. Ana Marušić, MD, PhD

Day 3: 

Wednesday, 09 February 2022

15:30 – 18:45

Prof. Ana Marušić, MD, PhD, with Lana Barać, PhD


In order to register for “Ethics in Research” please write an e-mail to stating your affiliation to:

  • university
  • department

The Application Deadline is 14 January 2022.

Limit: Places for SEA-EU international participants are limited and will be attributed on a first-come-first-served-basis.

Please note:

Each person who is granted a place will receive an email from the SEA-EU team at the University of Split with further instructions by 21 January 2022. Without this confirmation e-mail you are not allowed to participate in the course.

All further registrations will be put on a waiting list. As soon as a place becomes available in the course, you will receive a message from us. If you have not received a message by 28 January 2022, you have not been allocated a place on this course.

If the minimum number of participants of 8 cannot be reached, the event will have to be cancelled for financial reasons.

Conditions of enrolment:

  • The course offers are meant for staff members of the SEA-EU Alliance Universities: Registration is only considered if made with a valid institutional email address.
  • By applying to this course, you agree that your data (name, affiliation, email) will be shared with the course instructor and the corresponding entity at the University of Split if your application is confirmed.
  • A certificate of participation will be issued, upon attendance to >75% of the course.
  • Registration is binding.