Hallvard Fossheim is Dr.art in philosophy, and Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen. He has served as Director of The National Committee for Research Ethics in the Social Sciences and The National Committee for Research Ethics on Human Remains, which performs ethical evaluations of research on human remains. He is responsible for the study: "Ethical aspects of research on DNA and ethnicity".
Tel: (+47) 55 58 23 89
Publications during the project period:
Fossheim H. "Research on human remains: an ethics of representativeness". In Kirsty Squires, David Errickson and Nicholas Márquez-Grant (eds.), Ethical Challenges in the Analysis of Human Remains, Springer (pending external review).
Fossheim H. "Past responsibility: History and the ethics of research on ethnic groups". Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (currently in process of major revisions).