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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissenschaftliche Fakultät

27. & 28.10.2021 (Online) workshop "Good Scientific Practice"

  • Good Scientific Practice
Wann 27.10.2021 bis 28.10.2021 (Europe/Berlin / UTC200) iCal
Wo Video Conference or Invalidenstraße 42

Trainer: Dr. Julia Verse, Scientific Integrity, Berlin

Dates: 27th and 28th October 2021, each 9:30-17:30h

Target group: Doctoral candidates in the first and second year of their scientific project



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, 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 how misconduct can be recognized and prevented, 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 to difficult situations in the process of science and receive advice on how to protect their own scientific work. They are encouraged to speak with their colleagues and the appropriate institutions about mistakes and problems.

The content of the course follows the curriculum “Good Scientific Practice” which was commissioned by and developed in cooperation with the Research Ombudsman (DFG):

• Definitions of good scientific practice and scientific misconduct
• Degrees and extent of scientific misconduct
• Examples of responsible and irresponsible conduct of research
• Data management
• Authorship and the process of publication
• Mentoring and supervision
• Conflict management: how to deal with scientific misconduct
• Local, national and international guidelines, rules and regulations


The workshop encourages the active involvement of the participants and features the following didactic elements: case discussions, problem-based learning in small groups, information input and plenary discussions.




After repeated absences without excuse or cancellations at previous events of the Graduate Centre, persons who register for events and are absent without excuse will be excluded from the Graduate Centre's workshops as well as from the financial support for workshops of our partners (e.g. HGS) for one year.


Please deregister in time if you are not able to attend the event!