Good scientific practise

Transferable skill course

  • Date: Mar 15, 2024
  • Time: 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Dorit Schmidt, Kirsten Heinrich
  • Location: Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
  • Room: Seminar room A1.009 and A1.011

This course is mandatory for IMPRS members. If you just recently joined the IMPRS and have not taken this course yet, please register by sending an email to the IMPRS office:

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

Type: on-site workshop, including individual and group work, presentations, discussions
Time frame: 9:00~16:00 including 1,5h breaks

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