Registration: Me_04: ONLINE Good Scientific Practice: Introduction and case studies - alle

Online via Zoom

Time: 09:00 – 12:00 h + 13.00 – 16.00 h
Trainer: Prof. Dr. Ulf Eysel, Speaker „Ombudsstelle für gute wissenschaftliche Praxis“

Language: English
Participants: max. 15 participants
Credit Points: acknowledged with 0,25 CP for RUB-RS Certificate


Course description

Prof. Dr. Ulf Eysel – since many years Ombudsperson for good scientific practice at RUB - will explain the basic rules and principles of good scientific practice, will present the “Guidelines for Safeguarding Good Research Practice. Code of Conduct” (DFG) as well as  the respective Guidelines of the RUB and will enable first practical experience by working on real case studies.


The workshop will explore the relevance of research integrity and will explain the main objectives every researcher has to follow as well as to integrate into individual research practices and attitudes.


The workshop will exemplify by real showcases the differences and grey areas between good scientific practice, questionable research practice and scientific misconduct. In addition, the workshop will introduce the work of the “Ombudsstelle” in counseling and dealing with possible scientific misconduct.


In the afternoon, you can practice and deepen your understanding of the guidelines of good scientific practice by working on and discussing real case studies.


Focussing on your perspectives as early career researchers the workshop will present and discuss the following topics:

  • definitions of good scientific practice and scientific misconduct
  • degrees and extent of scientific misconduct
  • examples for responsible and irresponsible conduct of research
  • data management for your research project
  • plagiarism
  • authorship and the process of publication
  • mentoring and supervision
  • conflict management: how to prevent and how to deal with scientific misconduct
  • real case studies

You are most welcome to bring your interests and questions and discuss them with Prof. Dr. Eysel to gain clarity and certainty about the topics you are most interested in.


The guidelines for ensuring good scientific practice of the RUB and the German Research Foundation can be found here:


Trainer: Prof. Dr. Ulf Eysel has been the ombudsperson for good scientific practice and a member of the "Ombudsman Office for Good Scientific Practice" at RUB since 2013. From 1987 to 2010, he held the Chair of Neurophysiology at the Medical Faculty of RUB and was RUB's Prorector for Research from 2008 to 2012.

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Date: 10.06.2021

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