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Research Integrity: Basic Workshop

14.06.2023 - 16.06.2023

What is good scientific practice? The introductory course will cover basic elements of good scientific practice and research integrity and help participants avoid questionable practices and misconduct.


The workshop is based on the Guidelines for Good Research Practice of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) and the Statute for Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice (GWP-Satzung) of Freie Universität Berlin.

The workshop covers:

  • Historical introduction and definition of good research practice
  • Overview of relevant regulations, statutes and procedures (with an Ombudsperson of Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Rights and responsibilities regarding doctoral supervision; supervision agreements
  • Support services at Freie Universität Berlin and the Berlin University Alliance
  • Documentation, plagiarism and authorship
  • Data management, storage and transfer

Case studies will be analyzed and discussed and tasks assigned for group work. Participants will receive comprehensive information after the workshop.


Doctoral candidates of all disciplines in the early stages of their doctoral studies.

If there are free spots, we also allow postdocs to participate.

Please note that all participants for Research Integrity workshops will first be placed on a waiting list. You will shortly receive a confirmation message if places are available.
Before booking a workshop, please make sure that you can attend for the entire duration and save the dates. When participants do not show up or cancel on a very short notice, other interested parties are denied a chance to participate.

Course Language: English

Instructor: Bertram Welker

More information here.

Zeit & Ort

14.06.2023 - 16.06.2023


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