My research deals with problems in Ethics and Applied Ethics and my publications include books and articles on global justice, the principle of human dignity, work ethics and ethical issues related to information and communication technologies (ICT Ethics).
I have recently published Global Rectificatory Justice, PalgraveMacmillan, 2015,
link to Chapter 1, "Introduction"
and (as editor) Ethics and Communication – Global Perspectives (Rowman & Littlefield International 2016).
I have been involved in a number of EU-funded research projects; Ethical Dilemmas due to Prenatal and Genetic Diagnostics (EDIG) 2005-2008, Personal Health Monitoring – Ethics (PHM-Ethics) , 2009-2014. Most recently I was involved in research on ethical assessment of research and innovation within the EU-funded SATORI-project (Stakeholders Acting Together. On the Ethical Impact Assessment of Research and Innovation), 2014-2017.
After my retirement I am working with a project on ethical aspects of online education to promote urban youth’s knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). I am also involved in the construction of a research school for masters- and PhD-students in East Africa.
I am member of the board of the Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics (2019-2022).
2011-2015 I was President of Societas Ethica (European Society for Research in Ethics).
I was Programme Director of the International Master's Programme in Applied Ethics at Linköping University 2002-2017, and my assignments included being scientific secretary of the Linköping Regional Board of Vetting of Research on Human Beings, member of the Swedish National Committee for Research Misconduct and member of the board of the Swedish Council for Research in Humanities and Social Sciences.
At present I am member of EU- panels for assessing research applications to ERC and COST.
Member of scientific boards
- De Ethica. Journal of philosophical, theological and applied ethics
- Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Socety, (Emerald, UK)
- Etikk i Praksis. Tidskrift for Anvendt Etikk (Tapir akademisk forlag, Trondheim)
- International Advisory Board, KEMANUSIAAN The Asian Journal of Humanities Ethical Perspectives
- Jahrbuch für Christliche Sozialwissenschaften
From autumn 2017 I am visiting researcher in ethics at Uppsala University.
Speech on research ethics at Sorbonne University, March 2018