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Webconference Inserm

Webconference Inserm

The theme of the 8th annual day of the Inserm ethics committee will be "Research ethics in the context of crises". Read more

COMETS opinion : « Science, risk and precautionary principle »

COMETS opinion : « Science, risk and precautionary principle »

COMETS publishes a new Opinion "Science, Risk and the Precautionary Principle" (No. 2021-41), approved on 10 March 2021. Access to opinion SUMMARY – Science has greatly improved the condition of humanity. It has contributed to the rise in global well-being. It has...

Ethical chronicle

Ethical chronicle

Monthly ethical chronicle by Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, President of COMETS, in the magazine La Recherche.

Research Ethics in a Health Crisis

Research Ethics in a Health Crisis

Are ethics and scientific integrity a luxury that could be dispensed with in a situation as critical as the one we find ourselves in today? Elements of answers in this analysis by Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, President of Comets, CNRS Ethics Committee. Read...

25 years of COMETS

25 years of COMETS

CNRS Ethics Committee (COMETS) has just completed its twenty-fifth anniversary. On the occasion of the celebration of this anniversary, COMETS would like to open a phase of exchange with the members of the other ethics committees of research organisations and, more...

Publications in the open science data era”

Publications in the open science data era”

COMETS publishes a new Opinion "Publications in the open science data era" (n°2019-40), initially approved at the COMETS plenary session of 8 November 2019, then definitively approved on 14 January 2020. Access to Opinion SUMMARY – The opening up of...

Research : a global right”

Research : a global right”

COMETS publishes a new Opinion "Research : a global right" (n°2018-38), approved at the COMETS plenary session of 18 October 2018. Access to Opinion FORMAL INTERNAL REQUEST – Scientific research is necessary to address the challenges underlying the...

Opinion : “Freedoms and responsibilities in academic research”

Opinion : “Freedoms and responsibilities in academic research”

COMETS publishes a new Opinion "Freedoms and responsibilities in academic research" (n°2018-35), approved at the COMETS plenary session of 1 February 2018 Access to Opinion SUMMARY – At the time of UNESCO’s revision in 2016 of a recommendation first published in 1974...