COMETS, CNRS ethics comittee
COMETS is a forum for reflection. Through its Opinions and the training initiatives that it undertakes or in which it participates, COMETS draws the attention of research and management staff to the ethical and societal dimensions of research. In so doing, it aims to shed light on research freedoms bearing in mind the duties and responsibilities which staff members have towards the CNRS and more generally towards society.
COMETS Opinion « Integrating environmental issues into research practices – An ethical responsibility »
COMETS publishes a Opinion "Integrating environmental issues into research practices - An ethical responsibility" (n°2022-43), approved on 5 December 2022. Access the Opinion SUMMARY - COMETS was asked by the CNRS President to address the issue of the environmental...
Interview with Christine Noiville, President of COMETS: « The research community has a responsibility to limit the environmental impact of its activities ».
The CNRS ethics committee (Comets) today issued an opinion on the environmental impact of research. Its chair Christine Noiville summarises the main messages for us. Access the interview (source CNRS infos 12/12/2022)
On 9 November 2022, the coordinator of the "Widening participation, European Research Area" NCP is organising a day dedicated to the ERA and the calls for projects of the 2023-2024 work programme. The aim of this face-to-face day is to raise awareness of the calls for...
Axel Kahn Tribute Day “Enriching the dialogue between science and ethics for the benefit of society” – 23 September 2022
This day is organised by the INRAE-Cirad-Ifremer-IRD Ethics Committee and the four presidents of these organisations. It is an invitation to examine the place of ethics in a research organisation and to initiate new forms of dialogue with the scientists of these...