Target audience

Legal advisers working with legal administrative matters at Nordic universities.

Focus areas

Selected legal topics of current interest. At present the main focus for the Legal group is data protection, data management, information security, research ethics, and responsible conduct of research.

The Legal group also has the objective to address these topics: how to structure legal services in a university, how to make rules and guidelines effective, academic freedom in a legal structure, intellectual properties.

Activity goals for the period 2019-2020

The group has two meetings every year and is planning a meeting, conference or a seminar for the target audience every year, including:

  • A seminar on ethical challenges in research contracts in Oslo. This conference has been postponed
  • Research Ethics and GDPR, venue and date to be decided.