The new Code of Conduct: What’s next?

2 October 2018 from 13:30 to 16:45 hrs
De Nieuwe Liefde, Da Costakade 102, 1053 WP Amsterdam
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A symposium on the implementation of the 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.

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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. 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), TO2 (Toegepast Onderzoek Organisaties) and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

Speakers include

  • Keimpe Algra, Professor of History of Philosophy, Utrecht University and chair of the drafting committee
  • Karen Maex, Rector Magnificus, University of Amsterdam
  • Daan Andriessen, Professor of Methodology of Applied Research, University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht and member of the drafting committee
  • Frits Rosendaal, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center
  • Lex Bouter, Professor of Methodology and Integrity, VU Amsterdam, and member of the drafting committee
  • Wim van Saarloos, President, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences