Tag: integrity

Citing: how to

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When you copy literal phrasings of another author (or your own, previous work), you are citing another text. Some quick guidelines:

  • Always use double quotation marks: "..."
  • Refer to the source of the citation immediately after the citation
  • If you …
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Comparison: EndNote and Mendeley

There are so many types of reference software out there that it is sometimes difficult to make an informed decision about which software fits your needs best. In this research tip, we explore two populair options: EndNote (Clarivate) and Mendeley (Elsevier).

 

What is reference software?

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DMPonline.be: How do I write a Data Management Plan?

DMPonline.be is an online tool to help Ghent University researchers write an effective Data Management Plan (DMP). This tip explains how to use this tool.

What is a DMP?

A Data Management Plan is a formal document that specifies how research data will be handled both during and after a …

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DMPonline.be: when and how to sign in via ORCID?

 

This tip explains in which situations you might want to sign into and use DMPonline.be via ORCID, and how to do this.

 

For more general information on how to use the planning tool DMPonline.be, check out the following tips:

  • On …
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FAIR: What are the FAIR data principles?

FAIR refers to a set of attributes that enable and enhance the reuse of data (and other digital objects) by both humans and machines. The 'FAIR' acronym stands for:

  • Findable
  • Accessible
  • Interoperable
  • Reusable

The FAIR principles originated in the life sciences, but can also be applied …

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FWO: How do I complete the DMP section in my FWO application?

Data management planning as part of FWO policy

As of 2018, the FWO has made Research Data Management (RDM) a key element of its policy for all support channels. This entails new requirements for researchers regarding data management planning (see the UGent RDM webpages for more details on FWO policy). …

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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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Plagiarism: what is it?

The UGent Education and Examination Code defines plagiarism as follows: "to commit plagiarism is to present (parts of) a source as original and your own, without adding any acknowledgements."

You can read more about this in the guide about academic writing, in particular this page about plagiarism by the …

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Research integrity training: 7 knowledge clips

The knowledge clips on training research integrity: a series of 7 clips 

In total there are 7 knowledge clips available on training research integrity. They are all in English.

Knowledge clip 1 - presentation: the basics

Knowledge clip 2 - presentation: the trainer's perspective

Knowledge clip 3 - exercise: the …

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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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Retraction Watch: what is it?

Retraction Watch is a database that lists retracted (retractions) or corrected (corrections) publications, or publications with an expressions of concern. A blog is connected to the databese, highlighting some of the retracted publications. Retraction Watch started in 2010, which means you will not find older publications in the collection. The …

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