The ethics committee will advise the MONBASA consortium on all ethics related issues. The committee is formed by different profiles that will cover all important aspects, from experts with experience in the ethics regulation in science to experts in the technical questions that might arise during the project:
Prof. Victor R. Velasco is Research Professor of theory of condensed matter physics at the Materials Science Institute of Madrid (ICMM-CSIC) since 1989. He is member of the Ethics Committee of the CSIC, Fellow of the European Physical Society and Editor of Europhysics News journal. Prof. Velasco is the President of the Ethics Committee.
Dr. Idoia Ruiz de Larramendi is expert in thin film electrodes for metal-air batteries and in electrochemistry. She is Assistant Lecturer at the Inorganic Chemistry Department of the UPV/EHU, she will be Vocal of the Ethics Committee.
Mabel Marijuan is Medical Doctor and Professor of Bioethics at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Since 2009, she is the Director of the Comission for Ethics in Research and Teaching at UPV/EHU. In 1992 she joined the Committee of Medical Care Ethics of the Basque Country, she is also member of the Ethics Committee of the Basque country. She is involved in teaching activities related to Ethics in the Network for Mental Health and in the Nutrition Master Course of the UPV/EHU. Mabel Marijuan is the secretary of the Ethics Committee.