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Symposium new Netherlands Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

It is vital that research is carried out in accordance with the principles of research integrity. In September 2018, a new Code of Conduct for Research Integrity will be published. As of 1 October this new code will officially replace the previous 2004 Code. 

Date & time: Tuesday 2 October 2018, 1.30 p.m. - 4.45 p.m.
Venue: De Nieuwe Liefde, Da Costakade 102, 1053 WP Amsterdam
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The new code elaborates on the principles of research integrity, standards for good research practice, procedures for non-compliance with these standards and the responsibilities of institutions.


The symposium aims to bring together researchers, policymakers, board members and other people interested in what is new in the Code and discussing how it can be implemented widely. You are kindly invited to attend this symposium. It is co-organised by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Netherlands Research Integrity Network (NRIN) together with the stakeholders mentioned below.

The code was drawn up by an independent drafting committee at the request of the following stakeholders: the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), the Dutch Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Netherlands Association of Universities of Applied Sciences (Vereniging Hogescholen), and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).


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