Taking RCR seriously in teaching scientific integrity

MA van den Hoven*, Bert Theunissen

*Corresponding author for this work

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The need to teach research integrity is recognized more widely in European universities, yet the pitfall we need to avoid is that all are reinventing the wheel and start designing their own courses. A lot can be learned from experiences in integrity education in the last centuries. In this contribution we argue that, when teaching research integrity, it is best to take an RCR approach that pays attention to the own experiences of students and researchers, addresses grey areas instead of FFP cases and should aim to empower participants to take a proactive stance with respect to integrity issues.
Original languageEnglish
Article number14/1
Pages (from-to)89-93
Number of pages5
JournalBioethica Forum
Issue number1
Early online date17 Dec 2021
Publication statusPublished - 17 Dec 2021

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