Call for tenders - European textbook on ethics in research

October 1, 2004

Brussels, 30 Sep 2004

The European Commission has issued a call for tenders related to the production of a European textbook on ethics in research.

The contract will support the production of a basic European textbook to train researchers to address questions that are of current relevance for ethics in research.

In particular, the following points should be addressed:
- development of a European concept for basic training of ethics in research;
- identification and compilation of relevant case studies that involve ethics issues of major significance to research involving human subjects;
- identification of the relevant ethical and philosophical principles involved in the case studies identified;
- proposed structure for educational training models in the ethics of scientific research.

The total foreseen budget for the call is 80,000 euro.

For further information, please contact:

European Commission
Directorate-General Research
Directorate C: 'Science and Society'
Unit C3: 'Science and Ethics'
Attn: Thierry Bourgeois
rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200
SDME 06/82
B-1049 Brussels
Tel +32-2-2-298-7974
Fax +32-2-298-4694

To see the full details of the call, please:
click here
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 2.11.2004.
The deadline for submitting tender documents is 8.11.2004.

Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Union at the reference below.

CORDIS RTD-NEWS / © European Communities

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