Tag: ethics

Consent in research – ethics & privacy (GDPR)

To obtain valuable data & insights, research often involves working with human participants and specific methods and tools to obtain information such as surveys, questionnaires, interviews, standardised tests, direct observations, ethnography, recording experiments with volunteers, physical interventions of all sorts,….

Such human participation requires evidence of the voluntary, free, and …

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Name change as a researcher: how do you do that?

You want your research to be easily found based on your name. For some of us, this is not self-evident: the name you used at the start of your academic career might not be the one you actually use or the one you want others to use. As a transgender …

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Research integrity training: knowledge clip 1: the basics

Knowledge clip 1: the basics 

Knowledge clip 1 is a general and rather theoretical introduction about what research integrity is, and why it is important, incl. all the technical jargon. Using the ALLEA code, it is explained how researchers can behave in an integer way and what kind of behaviour …

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Research integrity training: knowledge clip 2: the trainer perspective

Knowledge clip 2: the trainer perspective 

In order to make a successful training module, stand-alone or as part of another course, there are some terms and conditions you as a teacher/trainer need to consider, in terms of the design, the content of the training and the characteristics of the trainer. This …

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Research integrity training: knowledge clip 3: the good researcher

Knowledge clip 3: the good researcher  

In the exercise ‘the good researcher’ the trainees identify the characteristics of a good researcher. They are stimulated to explore the different meanings of ‘goodness’, and to reflect on similarities and differences between researchers and research disciplines. As a trainer, you can link the …

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Research integrity training: knowledge clip 4: the lab

Knowledge clip 4: the lab

This clip contains the exercise “The lab – who and what“. The movie and roleplay “The lab” was produced by the American Office of Research Integrity, ORI. In the exercise ‘the lab’ the trainees identify what is at stake (or at risk) in the event …

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Research integrity training: knowledge clip 5: the dilemma game

Knowledge clip 5: the dilemma game

The Dilemma Game has been developed by Erasmus University Rotterdam to stimulate awareness of research integrity. The game wants to make trainees reflect on a particular case, a so-called dilemma. They should consider how to act in an integer way whenever they are confronted with …

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Research integrity training: knowledge clip 6: the middle position

Knowledge clip 6: the middle position

One of the most interesting and meaningful things to do in a research integrity training is to analyse a real-life case. That is: the description of a situation in which researchers are being challenged to act according to the values and norms of research …

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Research integrity training: knowledge clip 7: closure

Knowledge clip 7: closure

This clip gives some inspiration on how to close or wrap up a workshop or class on research integrity.

It is advisable to watch clip 1 and clip 2 first.

 

 

Content links from the clip

The tool often refers to additional interpretation or material …

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Research integrity: a suspicion of violation– what to do?

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In most cases, we can determine research behaviour to be good or bad, quite easily. This is a lot less clear for behaviour that doesn’t live …

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Research integrity: ALLEA code – European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

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The ALLEA code

The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity, is better known in the research community as the “ALLEA code”, simply because it was …

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Research integrity: Commission for Research Integrity

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There’s no clear-cut definition of research integrity, nor do we have a list of 'does and don’ts' that apply for all researchers, in all research circumstances. …

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Research Integrity: online training tool Mind the GAP

What and how

'Mind the GAP' is an English-language online training tool for all researchers and all those involved in research, from PhD students to more experienced researchers, to trainers/teachers and policy makers. The focus is on research integrity and the promotion of good research practices in all disciplines.

The …

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Research integrity: reasons to care

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Why you should care about research integrity

Research integrity is part of quality assurance in research. Doing the right thing always improves quality and it is …

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Research integrity: the slippery slope

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The continuum from good to bad, over unacceptable

Research integrity is part of researchers’ professional responsibility and inherently connected to what we do (or not) in …

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Research integrity: what is it about?

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(Research) Integrity

Integrity is about

  • doing the right things
  • doing things right
  • all of this at the right time
  • regardless of whether no one is …
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