Portal to support victims of academic and research malpractice launched

Portal to support victims of academic and research malpractice launched

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A new interactive online Portal (see it here) has recently been launched to support victims and other people who have suffered from misconduct and questionable practices in research and education (e.g. work plagiarised, not recognised as an author in a publication, whistleblower, victim of abuse). The Portal aims to raise awareness and provide advice to anyone who seeks help and wishes to expose individual and/or institutional malpractice or unethical behaviour. Those using the Portal can discuss their problems in confidence and receive support from a dedicated mentor, with expertise in a relevant aspect of academic and research integrity (e.g. plagiarism, publication ethics, mentorship, data manipulation, etc.). Mentors are academics and experts from the European Network for Academic Integrity (ENAI) and from the Erasmus+ FAITH (Facing Academic Integrity Threats) project, who will dedicate their…
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Call to participate in piloting of ROSiE training materials for promoting responsible Open Science

Call to participate in piloting of ROSiE training materials for promoting responsible Open Science

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The mission of the EU-funded project ROSiE is to co-create novel practical tools to foster a responsible open science and citizen science with all related stakeholders. One of the objectives of the ROSiE project is to develop training materials for promoting responsible practice of Open Science, and pilot and test these materials in various academic settings.  The training materials include a collection of cases for classroom discussions on responsible open science, as well as a plan for two days training, including 8 units of training, descriptions of corresponding classroom activities, set of instructions for trainers, and handouts for trainees in four fields of science: natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, health and life sciences.   The ROSiE project is inviting applications by trainers who are interested to test and pilot these training…
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Path2Integrity Conference on the Future of RI Training

Path2Integrity Conference on the Future of RI Training

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The EU-funded project Path2Integrity aims to establish a culture of research integrity by, among other things, establishing and implementing learning paths and creating units for learning research integrity for researchers and students at different levels. Therefore, the project organises a conference on the future of RI training to share and discuss results and present insights from different perspectives. (more…)
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TechEthos – Joining forces with like-minded projects

TechEthos – Joining forces with like-minded projects

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TechEthos has established a cluster of 16 EU-funded projects, creating a platform to exchange, collaborate and create synergies together. Some of the projects represented address ethical and societal challenges related to new and emerging technologies – such as TechEthos. Others are purely technical projects but also address ethical and societal challenges. (more…)
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Online event organized by Panelfit project

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ENERI likes to invite you to attend an online event on ethical and legal aspects of research on information and communication technologies. The event will be part of a series of dissemination events organized by the PANELFIT project, and will take place on 30 March, 16:00-17:45h CET. You can register for the event by sending an email to Mónica Loyo (monica.loyo@ehu.eus).  (more…)
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CALL FOR ACTION – 2 Mutual Learning Encounters on the Online version of the PANELFIT Guidelines to reduce ethical and legal issues within ICT

CALL FOR ACTION – 2 Mutual Learning Encounters on the Online version of the PANELFIT Guidelines to reduce ethical and legal issues within ICT

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The H2020 project PANELFIT aims at facilitating the adaptation processes between new technical advances and legal frameworks, by producing a set of editable, openly accessible Guidelines, as well as offering operational standards capable of reducing ethical and legal problems posed by information and communication technologies (ICT). (more…)
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ETHNA SYSTEM GUIDES ON SOCIETAL NEEDS

ETHNA SYSTEM GUIDES ON SOCIETAL NEEDS

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ETHNA System, funded by the EU´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, has just published the first of three guides on defining and measuring society´s most pressing needs and demands. As soon as the other guides are finalised, you can find them here as well. (more…)
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VIRT2UE Final Conference, 23 November 2021, online

VIRT2UE Final Conference, 23 November 2021, online

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At its final conference the EU-funded Horizon2020 project VIRT2UE will present the developed train the trainer programme. It provides trainers with the knowledge and skills to conduct a research integrity course from a virtue ethics perspective. Over 400 trainers across Europe have participated in the programme so far. The final conference highlights the development of the programme, the implementation across Europe and beyond, the experiences of trainees and researchers, and discusses the future of the approach. (more…)
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EnTIRE Final Conference, 25/26 October 2021, online

EnTIRE Final Conference, 25/26 October 2021, online

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At its final conference the EU-funded Horizon2020 project EnTIRE will present the wiki platform ‘The Embassy of Good Science’ and its relevance for Research Integrity. The conference will give due attention to new evolutions on major RI topics on the platform, including guidelines, cases, and training. The final conference will show how the platform can improve research integrity and how it can be handed over to the scientific community. (more…)
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