In Defense of the Netherlands Code of Conduct for Research Integrity: Response to Radder

Jeroen de Ridder*, Lex Bouter, Tamarinde Haven, Rik Peels, Joeri Tijdink, Maurice P. Zeegers

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We assess Radder’s criticisms of the Netherlands Code of Conduct for Research Integrity and show that they either miss their mark or depend on controversial background assumptions about the purpose of the Code. Although Radder raises important questions about the broader roles and purposes of research in society, his conclusion that the Code should be revised in the ways he proposes is unjustified.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAccountability in Research
Early online date2023
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 2023

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