General information on research collaborations

When several researchers and/or research units are working together on a research project, a number of issues should be considered carefully, and often it will prove advantageous to enter into a formal agreement on these issues at the outset of the research project. This is especially true when industry, public authorities, organisations and the like participate. […]

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Agreements on research collaborations

General agreements DCSD’s Guidelines for Good Scientific Practice with special focus on health science, natural science and technical science (2009) include ”Guidelines for agreements at the initiation of research projects”. These guidelines comprise a list of potential terms of agreement and may serve as a checklist when entering into research collaborations. The Danish Council for […]

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Public sector consultancy

In 2007, a number of sector research institutions were merged with Danish universities. You can read more about these mergers  here. In this context, the universities were given the task to deliver a number of services to the state and other actors, known as research-based public sector services. These services can include, among other things, […]

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Industrial PhD candidates

Industrial PhD candidates Industrial PhD candidates are enrolled at the university and are employed by a private company at the same time. Therefore the industrial PhD candidate and the company enter into an agreement that addresses the industrial PhD candidate’s rights and obligations in relation to the company. It is, among other things, a question as […]

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PhD supervision

  The PhD programme is a research training programme which consists mainly of conducting research under supervision. The number of PhD students at Danish research institutions has greatly increased, and today supervision of PhD students is an important task for professors and lecturers. In many cases PhD students participate in actual collaborative research with their supervisor(s), […]

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