Responsible Conduct of Research – University of Copenhagen

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Responsible Conduct of Research

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (SUND) aspires to provide stimulating intellectual research environments based on integrity, expertise and academic freedom. The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences' research is conducted to high professional standards, within a culture that complies with Danish and international standards for responsible conduct of research.

SUND is committed to the ongoing education of its researchers in matters of research integrity and SUND has in recent years introduced a number of initiatives to promote the responsible conduct of research.

Obligations for the researchers

Researchers at SUND shall maintain the highest standards of honesty and academic integrity in all research, and familiarize her or himself with and abide both Danish and international standards for responsible conduct of research relevant to her or his research.

SUND encourages its researchers to advance the responsible conduct of research by ongoing education (seminars, staff meetings etc.) in matters of research integrity and by adopting and following appropriate policies and guidelines.

When in doubt about responsible conduct of research in a particular case SUND encourages researchers to discuss the matter with colleagues, supervisors, management or on a confidential basis with the Named Person.

The Practice Committee at the University of Copenhagen

The Practice Committee assesses issues of good scientific practice at the University of Copenhagen.

National Committee on Research Misconduct

The Danish Committees for Scientific Dishonesty (DCSD) handles cases on research misconduct

Last updated March 2016