Rules and guidelines
The following page contains The University of Copenhagen's rules for good scientific practice, the current Danish legislation in this area, the guidelines of the University, and the most important general and international guidelines for good scientific practice.
UCPH's rules for handling cases of questionable research practice and research misconduct
The Practice Committee addresses questions of questionable research practice and research misconduct at the University of Copenhagen. The University's first set of rules on good scientific practice is from April 11, 2005, and was changed as of September 1, 2007 and again 1 September 2013. As of July 1, 2021 a new set of rules came into force.
- The University of Copenhagen's rules for handling cases of questionable research practice and research misconduct
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).
- Act on research misconduct etc. (unofficial English translation) (only the Danish document has legal validity)
- Act no. 383 of 26 April 2017 on research misconduct etc.
- The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and act on supplementary provisions to the General Data Protection Regulation (only the Danish document has legal validity)
- The GDPR rules apply to the Practice Committee's handling of cases. GDPR Article 6 Paragraphs 1c and 1e lays down general principles for the data controller's processing of personal data.
- The University of Copenhagen's code of conduct for responsible research
- The University of Copenhagen's code of good scientific practice in research collaborations with external partners
- The University of Copenhagen's code for authorship
- The University of Copenhagen's code for public sector services
- Danish Code of Conduct for Research Integrity
- A national code of conduct for integrity in Danish research that is to help secure trustworthiness, integrity and thus quality in Danish research through commonly agreed principles and standards of good scientific practice.
- The Vancouver protocol
Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals
- European Code of Conduct - European Science Foundation
- European Science Foundation presented this Code of Conduct at på the Second World Conference on Research Integrity in 2010.
- The Singapore Statement on Research Integrity
- A product of the Second World Conference on Research Integrity. This is not an official and legally binding document, but rather a common frame of reference for what researchers around the world understand as good research practices.
- The Concordat to Support Research Integrity
- This instruction was developed in the United Kingdom by the organisation Universities UK.
- The University of Cambridge Guidelines on Good Scientific Practice
- Research Documentation at Karolinska University - a Handbook
- Medizinische Universität Wien "Good Scientific Practice" (in German)
- Ethics in Research and Publications - Make your research count. Publish Ethically
- This website is developed in a collaboration of a team of international experts and the global organisation Elsevier. At this website, you can find, for example, the most common reasons for involuntary research misconduct.
- International Committee of Medical Journal Editors
Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals
- Council of Science Editors
Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications
- CODEX - Rules and guidelines for research
- Practical Guide for Investigating Research Misconduct Allegations in International Collaborative Research