Research Ethics for Doctoral Students 2022-2023 (course)
Register for the course LC-L1010 Research Ethics for Doctoral Students in Sisu - first include the course in your Sisu credit plan.
Course is designed for doctoral students and recommended for first or second year of study. This 2 ECTS course comprises of 46 hours of independent study and 8 hours of workshops with compulsory attendance, taught by PhD Henriikka Mustajoki, and 2 hours of School specific content taught by PhD Annukka Jyrämä.
All course correspondence will be sent to the participants’ Aalto email, so please check your email at the start of the course for more details on assessment tasks and course content.
NB. CHEM doctoral students: This course is part of CHEM’s course Toolkit for Doctoral students. It’s not possible to participate separately in this course if you have completed / are planning to complete Toolkit-course. If you are taking part in toolkit course 2022-2023, you don’t need to enroll to this course. Please note that these lectures are included in the CHEM’s course Toolkit for Doctoral Students; hence, as CHEM student, do NOT enroll separately to this Research Ethics course. If you have any qustions about taking this course as part of the CHEM Toolkit, please contact doctoral-chem(at)aalto.fi
The course is held as blended teaching version (online course + workshops on campus) in the autumn 2022 and as completely online version in the spring 2023.
|LC-L1010 Research ethics for doctoral students||Course schedule and workshops|
Online course 30.9.-31.10.2022
Workshop 1 on campus: 6.10.2022 at 14:15-18:00
School specific sessions:
Online course 17.3.-17.4.2023
Workshop 1 (online): 29.3.2023 at 14:15-18:00
School-specific sessions (online):
Participate in your own School's session. If it doesn't fit your schedule, you may join some other School's session, but please note that the content is tailored for each School.
Zoom link for the session: https://aalto.zoom.us/j/64776856084 (same link used in all sessions)
ARTS 3.4.2023 9:15-11:00 More information
At the completion of this course a doctoral student is able to
- recognise and analyse key research ethical questions
- formulate ethical research plans and responses to ethical challenges by applying key ethical theories and approaches
- recognise and understand key ethical principles guiding research and how they apply to research work
- understand the Finnish Responsible Conduct of Research guidelines, processes for dealing with research misconduct, and processes for applying research license or ethical review
- identify rights and responsibilities as a researcher
- understand how ethical decisions and choices influence society and research community
The course is assessed as Pass / Fail. The course completion requires:
- active engagement with the course material;
- completing compulsory assessment tasks detailed above.
The course evaluation is based on adequately achieving learning outcomes as evidenced in the assessment tasks.
Dr Henriikka Mustajoki is the teacher of the course. You can contact Henriikka on [email protected] or via the course Moodle space in findocnet.fi.
With questions regarding the registration to the course or the School specific sessions by Annukka Jyrämä you can contact [email protected].
School-specific sessions spring 2023
Research ethics session for ARTS doctoral students
This session focuses on the how to make a research ethics review at Aalto University and what research ethics aspects to take into account when planning your doctoral thesis work and data collection.