About the Practice Committee

The Practice Committee is a committee appointed by the rector, and is responsible for dealing with questions on good scientific practice.

The members of the Committee are appointed by the academic councils on the faculties among the university professors and associate professors. There is a member represented by each of the six faculties. Two of the faculties (Science and Health Sciences), however, each have two members represented. The members are appointed for a 3-year period. The Committee elects a chairman and a vice-chairman.

The Committee is responsible for

  • helping to clarify the existing norms for good scientific practice
  • taking steps to ensure that the norms for good scientific practice are discussed
  • ruling on specific cases

The Committee makes an annual report on its activities. The annual report for 2013 and 2014 will be available 1 April 2015 as one joint report.