Fabrikation, Fälschung und Plagiat sind die üblichen Verdächtigen wissenschaftlichen Fehlverhaltens. Häufiger kommt es zu geringeren Delikten in der Forschung; auch bekannt als ‘nachlässige Wissenschaft’. Dieser Kurs verdeutlicht die häufigsten Fehlverhalten und deren Auswirkungen. Ziel ist es, das Bewusstsein zu schärfen und ein verantwortungsbewusstes Handeln unter jungen Wissenschaftlern zu fördern.

  • Kernelemente von Guter wissenschaftlicher Praxis
  • Berühmte Beispiele für Fabrikation, Falsifikation und Plagiat
  • Andere Formen der Integritätsverletzung in der Forschung
  • Auswirkungen und Folgen fragwürdiger Forschungspraktiken
  • Faktoren, die zu wissenschaftlichem Fehlverhalten führen können
  • Leitlinien für verantwortliche Forschung


Weitere Informationen unter wissenschaftsrat.de (PDF) und retractionwatch.com

In an attempt to secure and protect unbiased Open Science in Europe our team member, palaeontologist and Open Access activist Jon Tennant has taken another stand against Elsevier. Elsevier is the biggest and most influential scientific publisher and at the same time probably the most profitable business worldwide. To get an overview of the cascade of events and some background on the story, read the following articles: Tennant J (June 28, 2018), Elsevier ...
On his blog Green Tea and Velociraptors our team colleague Jon Tennant questions the ethics of the widely practiced copyright transfer from authors of peer reviewed articles that are based mostly on public funding to commercial publishers.  The following is an excerpt from Jon's original blog post. […] Typically, the process of copyright transfer for research articles happens something like this:
  • Researchers submit a manuscript to a journal for peer review.
  • ...
How to make your research Open Access - infographic
The infographic shows how to achieve 100% Open Access for free and legally; available on figshare ...
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For a 2-day course on Good Manufacturing Practice earlier this week, I prepared the following presentation. The lecture started with a recap of Good Scientific Practice, followed by Good Laboratory Practice as prerequisites for reliable and transparent manufacturing in pharmaceutical, medicinal, food and agricultural industries. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) 2day course from Johanna Havemann Insights and feedback from the participants ranged from "Why didn't we have this lecture before ...
Originally published in naturejobs. The March for Science turned a spotlight on the importance of research. But it won’t have a lasting effect unless we improve science communication, says Judith Reichel. On Saturday, April 22nd, myself and an estimated 11,000 other science supporters marched in Berlin. The event was part of the global “March for Science” that took place in over 600 cities worldwide. While the March here and everywhere ...
In his blog Green Tea and VelociraptorsJon Tennant describes his approach to writing a peer review.  […] I remember the first time I got a review request in the second year of my PhD. An Editor emails you out of the blue, and asks you to provide your expert commentary on research by your colleagues. EXPERT COMMENTARY. BUT I’M NO EXPERT. PANIC. Well, you are an expert to some degree. Which is why ...