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Instructions for researchers requesting an ethical review statement from Kela’s Research Ethics Committee

Published 14.6.2023

The task of Kela’s Research Ethics Committee is to conduct, upon request, an ethical review of research projects involving human participants and to issue relevant statements.

Committee meetings in 2024
Meeting dateDeadline for statement requests (by 4 p.m.)
27 Aug13 Aug
24 Sep10 Sep
29 Oct15 Oct
26 Nov12 Nov
17 Dec3 Dec


Instructions for submitting statement requests

Detailed instructions on drafting and submitting a statement can be found from this link (PDF)

Submitting a statement request

The statement request and necessary appendices shall be sent as a single PDF file via e-mail no later than 2 weeks before the meeting of the Committee to:

The Committee can only process written statement requests that arrive prior to the stated deadline.

Additional information:

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