Research Group on the Ethos of Technology

Lars Ursin on genetic research in Universitetsavisa

By on 6. September 2017 in News
Lars Ursin on genetic research in Universitetsavisa

What does it mean to take part in genetic research, asks RESET researcher Lars Ursin in Universitetsavisa

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Open meeting about genetic research September 6th

By on 29. August 2017 in News

On the day before the RESET workshop, we will arrange an open meeting, engaging the public and the wider medical and research community on the topic of return of research results. The meeting will be arranged in collaboration with the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board. Registration and more information.

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RESET Workshop September 7-8: Feedback of Individual Genetic Results to Research Participants: Is it feasible? Should we do it? If so – why and when?

By on 29. August 2017 in Blog, Events, News

The RESET research group is hosting the last of three workshops in a project funded by the Research Council of Norway, the SAMKUL program. The previous workshops have been on dynamic consent and protection of privacy. Recent developments in genetics and genomics have led to an intensified international debate about whether relevant genetic information should […]

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Early detection: Always beneficial?

By on 29. June 2017 in News
Early detection: Always beneficial?

Articles in the medical literature on early detection tend to focus on benefits rather than harms, but does evidence on outcomes warrant this difference, ask Bjørn Hofmann and the RESET member John-Arne Skolbekken in a recent article in the BMJ. The article is HERE The article is presented in GEMINI HERE

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Berge Solberg on the hype of new medical technologies

By on 19. May 2017 in News
Berge Solberg on the hype of new medical technologies

In Klasseskampen, Reset member Berge Solberg is interviewed in the series “The New Human Being”. Read the interview (in Norwegian) HERE and HERE

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Professor Berge Solberg on selective reduction in Adresseavisen

By on 13. January 2017 in Media, News
Professor Berge Solberg on selective reduction in Adresseavisen

Berge Solberg, Professor in Medical Ethics, is interviewed about the dilemmas of selective reduction of fetuses in multifetal pregnancies (in Norwegian).   

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Professor Bjørn Myskja on egg donation (video)

By on 13. January 2017 in Media, News
Professor Bjørn Myskja on egg donation (video)

Should donation of eggs be allowed in Norway? How to decide? Professor Bjørn Myskja, Vice Head of The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board, shares his thoughts in this video (In Norwegian).

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Workshop: Response/Ability

By on 16. November 2016 in News
Workshop: Response/Ability

Exercises in responsible research and innovation from art, science and humanities perspectives Trondheim Art Society/Trondhjem Kunstforeningen 17-18 November 2016 This two-day workshop invites humanists, artists and scientists to reflect on ideas and practices of responsibility, and their role in research, innovation and art practices. Academic research is usually judged by standards of epistemic excellence, that […]

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Interview with RESET member Bjørn Myskja in Adresseavisen

By on 6. September 2016 in Media, News with 0 Comments
Interview with RESET member Bjørn Myskja in Adresseavisen

RESET member Bjørn Kåre Myskja is interviewed in Adresseavisen September 6th. “Ønsker fleksible løsninger når folk har samvittighetskvaler på jobben“.  

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Workshop June 2016

By on 7. June 2016 in Events with 0 Comments

Time: 13-14 June. Place: St. Olav MTS21 Medisinsk teknisk senter The workshop investigates how scientific visions of the common good expressed in the Life Sciences may come in conflict with other concerns. We discuss short term and long-term research efforts to release the potentials of Big Data This workshop is arranged by RESET (The Research […]

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