Responsible conduct of research

Aarhus University now has a policy for responsible conduct of research as well as a new code of practice to ensure scientific integrity and responsible conduct of research.

The university-wide policy and code of conduct have been developed on the basis of international recommendations for the area and the new Danish guidelines in the Danish Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

It means that Aarhus University now has

1. A university-wide policy on research integrity

2. Clear and precise discipline-specific standards for responsible conduct of research

3. Training in responsible conduct of research at all levels

4. A clear procedure for handling suspicion of breach of responsible conduct of research

5. Special advisers on research integrity at each faculty who provide staff and students with confidential, professional advice regarding questions of responsible conduct of research and basic principles of research ethics, including suspicions of breach of responsible conduct of research.

This website provides staff and students with up-to-date information about responsible conduct of research at Aarhus University. It also provides more general information about applicable international and national policies. 

Policy for responsible conduct of research at Aarhus University

Aarhus University’s code of practice to ensure scientific integrity and responsible conduct of research at Aarhus University