Good Scientific Practice - Protecting Scientific Integrity
- Online workshop
- Scientific Integrity
- Staff Development Measures:
- Fields of Action:
- Promote Capacity for Innovation and Research
- Career Development
- Participation Fee:
The major objective of the workshop “Good Scientific Practice – Protecting Scientific Integrity” is to know and understand the basic rules and values of the responsible conduct of research in all its stages, according to local, national and international regulations and guidelines. The participants will explore the differences and grey areas between good scientific practice, questionable research practices and scientific misconduct. They will learn how misconduct can be recognized and prevented, and how it should be addressed and dealt with in case it occurs, and what damage it can cause if handled improperly. The participants will learn to develop appropriate solutions for difficult situations in the process of science and receive advice on how to protect their scientific work.
The course encourages the active involvement of the participants and features the following didactic elements: case discussions, problem based learning in small groups, plenary discussion, information input.
The content of the workshop follows the curriculum “Good scientific practice” which was commissioned by and developed in cooperation with the German Research Ombudsman:
Definitions of good scientific practice and scientific misconduct
Degrees and extent of scientific misconduct
Data and source management
Authorship and the process of publication
Mentoring and supervision
Conflict management: how to deal with scientific misconduct
Reactions to scientific misconduct
Local, national and international guidelines and regulations
PC/laptop, microphone, loudspeaker, Internet & optional camera
doctoral candidates, who are registered in the Center for Doctoral Studies.
Further Information on Target Audience
The workshop is suitable for doctoral candidates in their first or second year of doctoral studies.