29 JUL 2022

PhD graduates in France will soon be required to swear an integrity oath on the day they successfully defend their thesis, regardless of the field they are studying. These appear to be the first national effort of its sort. Few scientists, whether in France or elsewhere, feel that the oath is sufficient to avoid misbehaviour. Nonetheless, some regard it as a symbolic step forward that may encourage reform elsewhere. Commencing in the autumn, the new oath is scheduled to become mandatory...

29 JUN 2022

On 16 June 2022, more than 60 research integrity advocates amongst whom Path2Integrity’s consortium, advisory board and community members, along with representatives from the European Commission gathered for the project’s final conference in Kiel, Germany. Three and a half years down the road, Path2Integrity concluded successfully. Our goal was to support responsible conduct of research and foster formal and informal learning towards reliable research results....

29 JUN 2022

Path2Integrity is thrilled to announce that our podcast "Teaching and Learning Research Integrity" is now available to listen on Spotify too. Spotify provides the finest functionality and a straightforward user experience, in addition to a massive collection of music and podcasts. Being a worldwide known platform, Spotify ensured the organic popularisation of the Path2Integrity-developed podcast and as such, to promote and raise awareness towards the importance of coherent...

23 JUN 2022

Path2Integrity is very excited to announce that the project has uploaded a new insightful video on YouTube. A follow up interview with Dr. Kristina Bliznakova (Medical University of Varna), who is one of P2I’s role models, has been conducted just in time for the project’s final meeting. Kristina has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, she is an associate professor in the Medical University of Varna and the coordinator of the EU project MaXIMA. With a focus on the Bulgarian...

15 JUN 2022

Continuing the recently established Path2Integrity podcast, the project just launched the second episode of the "Teaching and Learning Research Integrity podcast".Episode 2 of the podcast features an interview with Katarina Miller, the lead of P2I’s training team. Katharina is a practicing lawyer in Germany and Spain and a founding partner in the Madrid-based firm 3C Compliance. She has served on the boards of a number of organisations aimed at promoting equality and integrity....

14 JUN 2022

Path2Integrity just uploaded 5 new educational videos on YouTube.  When completing this online course, you will be introduced to innovative teaching methods that will take topics in Research Integrity and Ethics to a tangible level. Any educator – experienced or inexperienced – with an interest in educating high school students, higher education students or early career researchers in topics of research integrity is encouraged to go through the five videos and the...

16 MAY 2022

With the European research scene quickly evolving, it is becoming increasingly important to emphasize the value of research integrity (RI) and to deal with new scientific approaches in an easily understood manner.  Against this background, the Horizon 2020 project Path2Integrity has been working since January 2019 to support the development of formal and informal learning methods and to contribute to the establishment of a culture of research integrity in Europe and...

13 MAY 2022

Path2Integrity is happy to announce the final online session of the project's dialogue series on learning research integrity.Our final webinar will take place on 26 May 2022 at 5pm CEST, and is titled "The misconducts of science and their possible solutions". This time around, we are focusing on the Spanish community of the project as the dialogue will be fully in Spanish. Guest speaker at our virtual event is Joaquin Sevilla Moróder. He is a doctor in Physical Sciences and...

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15 APR 2022

Path2Integrity wishes you all happy and blissful Easter holidays!

4 APR 2022

Path2Integrity is glad to announce the next online dialogue from the project’s webinar series, which will take place on the 7th of April 2022 at 5pm CEST.In the second online dialogue from the new season of the series, Liette Vasseur, UNESCO Chair on Community Sustainability, Full Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Brock University, St. Catherine’s, Canada, and Alexander Hasgall, Head of the Council for Doctoral Education, European University Association (EUA),...

4 APR 2022

A while back, Path2Integrity launched the project’s #MyPath2Integrity campaign, which consists of various materials supporting the conscious conduct of research integrity. The materials range from posters and postcards to videos. Each material is specifically tailored for the project’s target groups and are available in seven languages. In relation to this, Path2Integrity is happy to share that on the road towards fulfilling our goal to raise awareness and promote a research...

28 MAR 2022

More innovation, growth, and high-quality jobs are all dependent on research integrity. It leads to more efficient, relevant, meaningful, and credible scientific evidence for policymakers and businesses, resulting in improved decisions based on research findings. In accordance with this, Path2Integrity recently published its brand new podcast titled "Teaching and Learning Research Integrity". The podcast is hosted by the writer, science administrator and member of the P2I advisory...

25 MAR 2022

Path2Integrity successfully completed the first international P2I training for educators, from 3 to 10 of March 2022. Fifteen educators from all over the world (Germany, Turkey, Latvia, Greece, Spain, Bulgaria, Netherland and Austria) joined the programme of the course which was mainly based on interactive sessions. Tom Lindemann from the EUREC office and Satayesh Kjær from the University of Southern Denmark were the facilitators of the course. They introduced to the...

23 MAR 2022

A recently published article is now available in the Facets Journal and outlines the experience of fostering research integrity in Nepal. The paper has been developed by the Path2Integrity Nepalese community leader Bibek Dahal from Kathmandu University, and his colleague Shristi Rijal from the University of Southern Denmark. The article is titled "Research integrity: learning from collective action in Nepal" and is divided into two sections: the first section delves into the actions...

9 MAR 2022

This message is to inform you that the online dialogue has unfortunately been postponed, due to unforeseen circumstances that came in the way. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to greeting you on the 14 of April! The next online dialogue will take place on 14 of April 2022, and it is titled "The role of professional and scientific journals in the area of education and research within RI". Speakers at our virtual event are...

8 MAR 2022

Path2Integrity is excited to announce the new set of dialogues on learning research integrity. They will launch on 10 March 2022 at 12PM Central European Time.The first event of P2I’s last dialogue series is titled "Who’s responsibility is it anyway?". Isidoros Karatzas, Head of the Research Ethics and Integrity Sector at the European Commission (EC), together with Dr. Lluis Montoliu, CSIC Research Scientist at the National Centre for Biotechnology, will be the speakers at...

18 FEB 2022

Path2Integrity is thrilled to announce that the project is going to participate in the 7th World Conference on Research Integrity (WCRI), with a set of papers and workshops! The event is going to take place in Cape Town, South Africa. However, due to the COVID-19 uncertainties, it will be a hybrid conference.  From 29 May to 1 June 2022, researchers and professionals from all around the world are going to gather and tackle some of the most recent and pressing issues around the...

10 FEB 2022

Path2Integrity members from the Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych Dr. Agnieszka Dwojak-Matras, Dr. Katarzyna Kalinowska and Dr. Agnieszka Koterwas have published a paper on the role of the role models idea used in Path2Integrity in the Polish journal Człowiek i Społeczeństwo.  The Polish paper is yet another successful publication prepared on the basis of the Path2Integrity project research results. The subject of the article is the use of role models in building an...

9 FEB 2022

A recently published article in the FACETS journal, looks into the progress of Path2Integrity during the second year of the project’s duration and the relevance of the P2I learning programme to research integrity (RI). The paper has been conducted by Dr. Noemie Hermeking and Path2Integrity’s coordinator Prof. Julia Priess-Buchheit from Coburg University, Germany. This article describes the Path2Integrity Learning Card (P2LIC) programme, a proactive training...

26 JAN 2022

Path2Integrity has recently launched the project’s programme for Teaching for Educators (P2ITE), which aims to enhance educators’ competencies, confidence, and abilities to teach research integrity effectively, mainly using the Path2Integrity learning materials and methods in an adaptive and sustainable way. The first round of sessions of the training programme were conducted amongst the P2I members, while this time around, project partners Tom Lindemann (EUREC) and Satayesh...