I am a Supervisor

The supervisor has overall responsibility for research ethics, privacy and information security for projects carried out by PhD or master students.

    The responsibilities/tasks specified here are limited to the area of ​​privacy and information security and do not include all tasks a supervisor has towards a PhD or master student.

    Responsability supervisor master student

    Supervisor's responsibilities:

    The supervisor must ensure that the master student has sufficient knowledge of routines and rules. The supervisor is responsible for ensuring that conditions for approvals are followed and must ensure that data is collected and stored in accordance with regulations.

    Specification of tasks - supervisor must:

    • Quality check messages/applications to NSD, REK and NIH's Ethics Committee before they are submitted
    • Check whether the master's thesis must be claused for a shorter or longer period
    • Store the identification key and delete it in accordance with the conditions from NSD. As a general rule, the identification key cannot be deleted before the master exam is finished.
    • Send an end message to NSD when the identification key has been deleted

    Supervisor must also ensure that the project is registered in Prosjektweb if the project includes personal data or archive considerations require such registration. The master student can possibly be added as a project member (the student's @student.nih.no email must be used for this).

    Responsability supervisor PhD student

    Supervisor's responsibilities:

    The supervisor must ensure that the PhD student has sufficient knowledge of routines and rules. The supervisor is responsible for ensuring that conditions for approvals are followed and must ensure that data is collected and stored in accordance with regulations.

    Specification of tasks - supervisor must:

    • Quality check messages/applications to NSD, REK and Ethics Committee before they are submitted.
    • Contact the data protection representative if this is relevant - for example if there is a need to prepare a Data Processing Impact Assessment (DPIA).

    Supervisor must also ensure that the project is registered in Prosjektweb if the project includes personal data or archive considerations requires such registration. The supervisor must clarify with the PhD student who is responsible for archiving project documents via Prosjektweb.