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Good Scientific Practice

Christian Dumpitak (iGrad, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)

This seminar is a fundamental introduction to the principles for safeguarding good scientific practice as proposed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). It focuses on the perspectives of doctoral researchers by introducing and discussing the following topics:

  • Introduction to and definitions of Good Scientific Practice
  • Potential areas of conflict in research
  • Dishonest scientific practice, behaviour and possible consequences
  • Data preparation and documentation
  • Publishing, publications and scientific collaborations
  • Supervision and organisational culture
  • Research with human beings
  • Research with animals
  • Strategies to prevent and to deal with potential problems and conflicts

For further information, you may have a look at the recommendations on Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

Thursday, December 5, 9:30am-4:00pm (building 15.1, room 249)

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