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3. Mar 2020

Good Scientific Practice (May 7 & 14, 2020)

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A cooperation of InGrA and PhD network.

Any responsible conduct of research should be based on honesty, accuracy, efficiency, and objectivity. The one-day workshop Good Scientific Practice focuses on these scientific standards of international research. It raises awareness of the subject matter by providing doctoral candidates with a set of professional values and ethical norms as well as required competencies and skills to pursue scientific integrity. The content of the course follows the curriculum “Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice” (Memorandum and Code of Conduct) of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

Specific Topics

  • Introduction to good scientific practice
  • Mentoring in the science system
  • Misconduct in scientific research
  • Conflicts of interest in scientific cooperation
  • Data management
  • Publication ethics


The workshop instructs participants on the principles of good scientific practice. Doctoral candidates learn how to comply with the international values and standards of good scientific research and ethical practice.


The workshop combines presentation and group as well as open discussion. Role plays, case studies and appropriate solutions for different policy options will be exercised. Participants are actively involved and encouraged to compare their experience of scientific work with the international standards of good scientific practice.

Target Group

Doctoral students and postdocs

Term and Application

  • May 7-14, 2020
  • Online workshop
  • Group size: maximum 15
  • Workshop language: English
  • Applications are considered in chronological order of receipt. You get information.


Dr. Anne Hamker is a trainer in higher education at various universities and research institutes. (

Registration complete

Please contact koordination(at) in case of questions.


This workshop has been realised with financial support from the DAAD with funds from the Federal Foreign Office.

Über Thomas Michael

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