General remarks Research data – defined as the material (in the broad sense of the term) which forms the basis for the research – gives rise to many legal and research ethical questions and issues. Some of these issues are discussed in other articles here at the Researcher Portal: Research that involves personal data Register-based […]
This article is based on a memorandum compiled by the UBVA on the basis of discussions at a workshop on the subject held at the Royal Danish Library in Aarhus on 27 February 2017. The memorandum has been published as part of a larger memorandum on the Danish e-Infrastructure Cooperation (DeiC) website. General remarks In […]
General remarks on data protection Research on and involving human beings will often involve the processing of personal data. Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. On the website of the Danish Data Protection Agency, you can read more about what personal data is and the situations in which […]
Experiments involving animals The use of animals in experiments is governed by the Danish Act on Animal Experiments, and often requires permission from the Animal Experiments Inspectorate. See also the Animal Ethics Council.
Register-based research Register-based research is understood to mean researchers’ access to and use of data files containing information about, for example, persons and businesses, such as health data and statistical information. In an international context Denmark has a relatively large number of such records, and the use of civil registration numbers (the Danish CPR numbers) […]