Good Scientific Practice – Scientific Misconduct

What does good scientific practice include and where does scientific misconduct start?

In this workshop participants will reflect on the basic rules and values of good scientific practice. After a short introduction to the principles of „good scientific practice, Dr. Nicole Föger from the Austrian Agency for Research Integrity will elaborate on the categories and definition of "scientific misconduct". In small groups participants will discuss examples of scientific misconduct and will explore the grey areas between good scientific practice and questionable research practices, and learn how to recognize and prevent scientific misconduct. 

Date & Registration

29 November 2017, 10:00-13:00
Location: Center for Doctoral Studies, Berggasse 7, 1090 Vienna, Seminar room 2 (2nd floor)

Registration: Online registration

Registration takes place exclusively online via U:Space. We are sorry, but we cannot consider e-mail registrations. Please, mind the registration deadline, which generally ends 3 weeks before start of a course. With your registration you commit yourself to participating in the whole workshop. Course material is sent to a participant's unet e-mail address and has to be taken along to the workshop.


Dr. Nicole Föger

Nicole Föger holds a PhD in biochemistry and obtained a postgraduate education in Public Relations. Since 2010 she is Head of the Administrative Office of the Austrian Agency for Research Integrity. Since April 2012 she is the elected Chair of the European Network of Research Integrity Offices (ENRIO).