Rules and guidelines
The following page contains The University of Copenhagen's rules for good scientific practice, the current Danish legislation and other public-sector regulations in this area, the guidelines of the University, and the most important general and international guidelines for good scientific practice, including ethical codes set by national or international scientific societies and other professional groups.
UCPH's rules for good scientific practice
The Practice Committee addresses questions of good scientific practice at the University of Copenhagen. The University's first set of rules on good scientific practice is from April 11, 2005, and was chanched as of September 1, 2007. As of 1 September 2013, a new set of rules came into force.
The purpose of these rules is to promote good scientific practice at the University of Copenhagen and to provide a basis for the activities of the Committee for Good Scientific Practice (the Practice Committee).
The Practice Committee has also published a booklet on practical advice regarding good scientific practice, which can be found here:
- Executive Order on the Danish Committee on Research Misconduct (unofficial English translation) (only the Danish document has legal validity)
- The act concerns the protection of natural persons with regard to the preocessing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
- Executive Order on the Danish Ministry of Justice (unofficial English translation) (only the Danish document has legal validity)
UCPH's codes for research collaborations, authorship, public sector services
International Committee of Medical Journal Editors
Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals
Council of Science Editors
Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications