IMPRS course 'Good scientific practice - Protecting Scientific Integrity'

  • Date: Mar 15, 2024

1.  General information

Date: March 15, 2024
Time: 9.00 AM - 4 PM
Place: B0.002 at the MPI for Biogeochemistry
Lecturer: Dr. Dorit Schmidt
Category: Transferable skills
Credit points: 0.2

Since good scientific conduct is crucial for your own research activities and interactions between the scientific community and society at large all IMPRS members should deal with these issues and participate in one workshop like this.

2.  Course description

The major objective of the workshop “Good Scientific Practice” 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 practice, and scientific misconduct. They will learn about the consequences of scientific misconduct. The content of the workshop follows the curriculum “Good scientific practice” which was commissioned by and developed in cooperation with the German Research Association:

• Definitions of good scientific practice and scientific misconduct
• Data and source management
• Authorship and the process of publication
• Mentoring and supervision
• Conflict management: how to deal with scientific misconduct
• Consequences

3.  Registration

Please register here.

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