2017

Published in 2017
Legislation on Biotechnology in the Nordic countries - An overview 2017

Legislation on Biotechnology in the Nordic countries - An overview 2017

The current report is an update of the reports on Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries published annually since 2014. Given the clear need for such overviews, the Nordic Committee on Bioethics decided to update the tables to reflect recent legal amendments. The aim of this report is to give the reader information on the current status in the different countries and a chance to compare the legal situation.

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Comparing research at Nordic higher education institutions using bibliometric indicators: Covering the years 1999-2014

Comparing research at Nordic higher education institutions using bibliometric indicators: Covering the years 1999-2014

This report is both an update and an extension of two previous reports with the same title: “Comparing Research at Nordic Universities using Bibliometric Indicators” from 2011 and 2014. With the current report’s use of more years, more institutions and more subject fields, the figures are not directly comparable to the figures in the former two. Therefore, it should not be seen as an update of the former two reports; rather it replaces these.

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Nordic migration and integration research: Overview and future prospects

Nordic migration and integration research: Overview and future prospects

This policy paper gives an overview of the current state of Nordic migration and integration research. It maps the existing migration and integration research infrastructure, points out gaps in the current research field and presents perspectives on developing Nordic added value.

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Nordic biobanks and registers - A basis for innovative research on health and welfare

Nordic biobanks and registers - A basis for innovative research on health and welfare

This report emphasises registers and biobanks as research infrastructures for innovative research on health and welfare. It gives an overview of current knowledge on cross-border development of research that uses Nordic registers, biobanks and clinical studies, and includes suggestions for policy implications.

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Ethical review, data protection and biomedical research in the Nordic countries – a legal perspective

Ethical review, data protection and biomedical research in the Nordic countries – a legal perspective

The report gives an overview of the existing legislation in the Nordic countries regarding the collection and re-use of health-related personal data in medical research. It also looks at how ethical review is integrated in the regulatory frameworks, including in the European general data protection regulation that will come into force May 2018.

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Education for Tomorrow – phase II

Education for Tomorrow – phase II

This fact sheet describes the objectives and targeted themes of the second phase of the Education for Tomorrow programme.

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Education for Tomorrow – phase I. Key findings

Education for Tomorrow – phase I. Key findings

This leaflet presents a number of key findings from the Nordic Centre of Excellence and six research projects that made up the first phase of the Education for Tomorrow programme, 2013-2018.

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Other Nordic publications

You can find publications from many of the organisations within the Nordic cooperation at the e-library NordPub