Open science and research, as well as ethics in research, are important to Åbo Akademi University. When we open up and share data, materials and results, we build sustainable knowledge. Openness is an element of good scientific conduct and good practice in research ethics.
There are also occasions during which openness and ethics may conflict, for example, when research materials contain personal data that is protected by confidentiality rules. The discussion surrounding the limits of openness and ethical aspects is an ongoing one.
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