Scientific research

Scientific research pushes the limits of our knowledge.

Scientific research is the studying of a specific subject in a careful, controlled and systematic way in accordance with clear agreements.

The focus of scientific research is mainly on resolving problems. The aim of scientific research is to uncover or prove certain facts or principles, or to check how knowledge can best be applied for practical purposes.

What is scientific research?

The research must be defined with a clear objective.
The research must be carried out in accordance with a strict and precise procedure
The research satisfies methodological regulations for international scientific research regarding the testability, replicability, reliability, objectivity and generalisability of the research.
It must be possible to easily explain the structure of the scientific research to the participants.
Scientific research is approved by a hospital ethics committee
People who participate in scientific research must sign an informed consent form before taking part.