Scientific integrity is a mandatory course for all PhD students at TU Delft
Topics that are essential to be covered are:
- Falsification (not in the Popperian sense, but referring to manipulation of data, research materials etc) (also called FFP)
- Reproducibility, replication etc
- Data protection vs open data
- Human Research Ethics
- Conflicts of interest
- Code of Ethics of TU Delft
Seminar 1: Scientific misconduct
What makes science (good) science?
What are the consequences of scientific misconduct?
Seminar 2: Scientific integrity
What are the scientific virtues?
How can we keep ourselves honest?
Seminar 3: Practical research skills
How can we avoid and detect plagiarism, self-plagiarism, etc.?
Our section also plays a major role in shaping the integrity policy of TU Delft. Check out this link for the the current version (2018-2024) of the Integrity policy of TU Delft.
History of Human Research Ethics: a short introduction