Responsible conduct of research

Introduction The term ‘good scientific practice’ represents the standards that apply to scientific activities. These standards are continuously being developed within the individual sciences. Good scientific practice are discussed internationally under the headings ”research integrity”, ”scientific integrity”, ”good scientific practice”, ”responsible conduct of research (RCR)” and ”ethics of science.” A serious breach of good scientific […]

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Safeguarding research ethics at the universities

General Information According to section 2 of the Danish the University Act, universities must among other things safeguard and uphold research ethics. This is done partly through information and education, partly through the handling of specific cases where breach of good scientific practice is suspected. The Danish Code of Conduct for Research Integrity (2014)  contains (p. […]

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Danish research ethics committees

Health research projects The research ethics committee system To ensure that health research projects are conducted in an ethically responsible manner, a research ethics committee system has been set up, consisting of regional committees and The National Research Ethics Committee (DNVK). The research ethics committee system is established by the  Danish Act on Research Ethics […]

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