The local ethics commission of the Department of Informatics of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences of Universität Hamburg comments on request on the ethical tenability of research projects involving humans as well as research projects including personal data.
Every student and member of the Department of Informatics of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences of Universität Hamburg can apply for an ethics vote. Submitting an application is particularly recommended for experiments which involve potential risks for the participants, or for studies in which participants are not entirely informed about the purpose and procedure of the study. Applications may be submitted at any time.
Please send the completed basic questionnnaire to the ethics commission by e-mail:
The work of the ethics commission underlies the legal requirements of data security of Universität Hamburg as well as the WMA Declaration of Helsinki and the ethischen Richtlinien der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie e.V., each in their current version.
- Prof. Dr. Frank Steinicke (chair)
- Prof. Dr. Ingrid Schirmer (deputy)
- Prof. Dr. Hannes Federrath
- Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Menzel
- Prof. Dr. Stefan Wermter
- Dr. Gerd Bruder
- Dr. Sven Magg